Delegates from Alliance Francaise Training Smart Cities Chandigarh visit Smart City Innovation Centre (SCIC)

Since the inception of the Smart City initiative by the Chandigarh Administration, industry leaders like CISCO, BOSCH , WIPRO, etc. and PEC, many  projects in the domain of smart cities have been undertaken by the faculty and students.

Delegates from Alliance Francaise  _ Regional Training _Smart  Cities _ Chandigarh  visited the Smart City Innovation Centre (SCIC) set up in PEC University of Technology to get an overview of ‘Smart City Operation Centre’. The delegates hailed from many cities  including Vietnam, France and Sri Lanka Bhubaneswar, Kochi, Pondicherry, Coimbatore and some other cities.

Prof.  Tarlochan Kaur, Head, SCIC and  Dr. Sanjay Batish,  Head, Computer Center and coordinator  SCIC   were present.  Dr Sanjay Batish  explained the functioning of the Smart City Operation Centre to the delegates. It included  smart traffic system that tracks the movement of buses, smart waste management system that depicts whether the dustbins are filled or not, smart lighting system that helps control the intensity of street lights remotely, to name a few.

After the demonstration, an enlightening Q&A session was held. Student representatives were also present and were encouraged to continue being involved with this ambitious project and come up with more innovative solutions to the real-world problems in the city.

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