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.
THE SEVEN (7) SMART CITY DOMAIN
Smart Transportation & Mobility
To Improve public transport efficiency, accessibility, public mobility, and traffic management through smart traffic management in getting cleaner, safer, and more efficient routes.
Smart Home & Environment
To create a sustainable, vibrant, and ideal place of living through reducing greenhouse emissions, low-carbon lifestyle with a focus on energy efficiency, renewable energy, and green technology for a high quality of enviorment.
Smart Government Services
To improve the government services to people for higher levels of effectiveness and efficiency in governmental tasks, improvement of processes, and increases the quality of public services in the decision-making for better communication.
Smart Infrastructure & Utilities
To provide the basic infrastructure to upgrade the city’s capabilities and capacities towards a Smart City status for a more vibrant economy and to become more efficient through better management.
Smart Safety & Security
To improve public safety and security through technologies to help the police, medical teams, and first responders make the best decision possible when dealing with emergency situations.
To create competitiveness, innovation, and diverse economic opportunities to prepare for the challenges and opportunities of economic globalization by providing an attractive city platform.
To connect spread information, receive feedback and suggestion through technologies that give benefit to citizens, businesses, and service organizations for economic growth, social benefits, and environmental sustainability.