SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Sustainable financing of cities: 4 success factors from India’s Smart City Mission experience

Smart City Mission: New Delhi, India

India’s Smart City Mission was designed to enable municipalities to overcome capex constraints by co-funding infrastructure projects in 100 cities. Image: Unsplash/Laurentiu Morariu

Arindam Guha
Retired Partner and Leader, Government and Public Sector Advisory, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP
Dr Debashish Biswas
Partner, Government and Public Sector Advisory, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP
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