(The Gist of PIB) Climate Smart Cities Assessment Framework 2.0
(THE GIST OF PIB) Climate Smart Cities Assessment Framework 2.0
Climate Smart Cities Assessment Framework 2.0
Climate Smart Cities Assessment Framework (CSCAF) is a first-of-its-kind assessment framework on climate relevant parameters launched in 2019 by Ministry of State for Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA).
Its objective is to provide a clear roadmap for Indian cities towards combating climate change while planning their actions within city including investments.
It intends to inculcate a climate-sensitive approach to urban planning and development.
Framework has 28 indicators across five categories: Energy and Green Buildings, Urban Planning, Green Cover & Biodiversity, Mobility and Air Quality, Water Management and Waste Management.
Climate Centre for Cities under National Institute of Urban Affairs is supporting MoHUA in implementation of CSCAF.
Key objectives of CSCAF 2.0:
Improved indicators with feedback from cities and thematic experts.
Simplified for easy understanding.
Alignment with Swach Survekshan and Ease of Living.
Standard evidence templates and data input templates to support in data collection.
Centralized portal for data entry with dashboard to view real time updates.
Streets for People Challenge:
It is an initiative of Smart Cities Mission (SCM) that aims to inspire cities to create walking-friendly and vibrant streets through quick, innovative, and low-cost measures.
Challenge requires each city to test at least one flagship walking project and enhance liveability in one neighbourhood.
Streets with high footfall zones can be considered as potential locations for flagship project.
Fit India Mission along with India program of Institute for Transport Development and Policy have partnered with SCM to support the challenge.