About GSSCD


Gujarat Technological University has set up the Graduate School of Smart Cities Development so that a resource center for the nation can be created which understands the requirement of the cities and citizens and helps in the smart development by producing required resources. The School will work for Capacity Building, Training Courses, Research, Consultancy etc. to act as an effective resource center for Smart Cities Development

Vision of GSSCD

“To become a national resource center in smart cites development by developing as a point of confluence for Industry, Academia and Government and help developing policies and plans at various Governmental levels.”

Objectives of GSSCD

To achieve the vision of becoming a focal point for smart development in India, the objectives of the school are laid out into three different groups.

Academic
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Smart Cities to be offered by online courses shortly. Those who have completed current online courses will get credit for PG Diploma
  • Conducting short certificate courses on related topics for developing skilled staff and workforce.
  • E-courses on various aspects of organization, technologies and life in smart cities.
  • To become a National Resource Centre in smart cities development by developing as a point of confluence for Industry, Academia and Government and help developing policies and plans at various Governmental levels
Research
  • To conduct research through sensor lab on development on smart cities. Our present sensor lab will be augmented with support from global experts such as IBM/CISCO. This full-fledged lab will be available for research to GTU Faculties and students, smart city municipal corporations and academia in India and abroad.
  • To work with universities and research institutions across the globe to develop innovative technologies.
  • To conduct research on the requirements of the Indian cities & citizens and help determine the best of technologies being used across the world in Indian context in collaboration with GSSCD Research Partners.
  • To develop strategies for development, which enhances cultural strength of our diverse society in the area, where the smart city is located.
Consulting & Advisory
  • Organizing Seminars / workshops /symposium in India.
  • Capacity building and training by training municipal engineers and managers, government officers and industrial workers, required for smart cities.
  • Advisory functions to government and industry.
  • Techno management consultancy

Vision Document of GTU Graduate School of Smart Cities Development

Board of Advisors Committee for GTU-GSSCD

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