PUTRAJAYA AS A SMART CITY
Today most cities primary purpose of smart cities is to deal with climate change issues in developed countries and to enhance urban competitiveness in developing countries, including China and India, whose sizable, government-led smart city projects capture the world’s attention.
It is important to note that Smart City models have different purposes and areas by region, and it is important for Putrajaya to identify its city’s goal and objectives in defining the Putrajaya Smart City.
The vision for Putrajaya is to transform itself from a Garden City into a Green City by the year 2025. In doing this, it has identified 4 Big Moves and 8 Policies in its gazette Structure plan. These 2025 long-term plans are key fundamental attributes of a smart city and hence the current planning and development of Putrajaya sets the pathway towards such transformation.