Amritsar, the Holy City, has earned the distinction of being the most visited place on this planet with the Golden Temple registering highest footfall in the world. The city, which has witnessed historic events, is now turning a chapter in its development as the most sustainable city besides its endeavours to become Smart City.
The International Airport at Amritsar, Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport, has gone a long way in changing the fortunes of the city and brought it on world map.
The District Administration, Amritsar along with Department of Civil Aviation, Government of Punjab, is organising a one of its kind Summit – ‘Urban Development and Aviation Summit’, at Amritsar on September 28, 2019.
Amritsar Smart City Limited and Municipal Corporation, Amritsar have joined as Co – Host Partners even as Amritsar Development Authority has joined as Support Partner.
This is the first time that Aviation Sector will be discussed at length — among the topics that will be discussed will include Policy and Regulatory Environment in Aviation Industry , India as a Global Aviation Hub and Creating Regional Hubs , Opportunities in Air Cargo sector and UDAN Mission
Special focus will be given to the use of technology & innovation to solve problems related to today’s age of rapid urbanization. Various topics such as, Urban Development, Water Management, Sustainable Infrastructure & Housing, Smart Cities & Swachh Bharat, Urban Mobility & Transport, IT & eGovernance, Energy Water & Waste Management, Safe Cities, Urban Education & Innovation in Healthcare will be discussed.