Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has launched state-of-the-art India Urban Observatory and Video Wall at New Delhi.
India Urban Observatory: It seeks to plug myriad sources of data from cities, both from real-time and archival sources.
It will help to provide and collect updated information on meaningful set of indicators of cities across the country over various domains such as transport, health, environment, water, finance and so on.
It will assist in developing best practices, future strategies and policy interventions as and when required.
Video Wall: It will showcase the insights gained from the Observatory and various Missions/offices.
It main aims is to proactively engage with citizens/visitors in spreading awareness about the various initiatives of the Ministry.