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NATIONAL URBAN DIGITAL MISSION (NUDM) LAUNCHED

NATIONAL URBAN DIGITAL MISSION (NUDM) LAUNCHED

Context

National Urban Digital Mission (NUDM) has been launched

Details

  • It was launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) along with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY).
  • The National Urban Digital Mission (NUDM) will create a shared digital infrastructure for urban India, working across the three pillars of people, process, and platform to provide holistic support to cities and towns.
  • It will institutionalise a citizen-centric and ecosystem-driven approach to urban governance and service delivery in 2022 cities 2022, and across all cities and towns in India by 2024.
  • NUDM will create a shared digital infrastructure that can consolidate and cross-leverage the various digital initiatives of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.
  • It will enable cities and towns across India to benefit from holistic and diverse forms of support, to keep with their needs and local challenges.

Other initiatives

Several other digital initiatives of MoHUA viz. India Urban Data Exchange (IUDX), SmartCode, Smart Cities 2.0 website, and Geospatial Management Information System (GMIS) have also been launched.

India Urban Data Exchange (IUDX):

  • It has been developed in partnership between the Smart Cities Mission and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru.
  • It serves as a seamless interface for data providers and data users, including Urban Local Bodies (ULBs), to share, request, and access datasets related to cities, urban governance, and urban service delivery.

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