Smart cities will receive a 153 m
The Ministry of industry, energy and tourism has launched the new National Plan for smart cities, which is initially equipped with a budget of 153 million euros, investment that is will co-finance through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and to which will be added the contributions of other administrations and the private sector.
In a note, industry says that the plan will be coordinated through the Secretariat of State for telecommunications and the information society through the creation of the Advisory Board of smart cities. Apart from the Secretariat, will participate in the same Red.es, Segittur, IDAE, EOI, local authorities and representatives of the industry.
The plan aims to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of local authorities in the provision of utilities through the use of ICT and move forward in the governance of the city system and intelligent tourist destination.
“This will result in a better quality of life for citizens and will create attractive investment environments that will generate economic growth and employment,” says the note Ministry of industry.
Sources of AMETIC, told Europa Press that the business association “applauds” this plan of intelligent cities and highlights the contributions that the own program has made the employer itself through its Committee on Smart Cities.
Along with this, draws attention to the need that the public announcements surrounding the plan will speed up to Max. “For not losing the leadership in this field we hold, we encourage the administrative apparatus to have needed to accelerate the implementation of the plan,” point.
Industry stands out for its part the work of local authorities, as guarantors of the delivery of public services and the diversity of services offered by ICT instruments.
These entities, points out, must identify quantifiable savings commitments and time, and establish mechanisms for cooperation with other municipalities and industry to promote interoperability, replicability, sustainability and reuse of appropriate business models and solutions to the new kind of services to citizens, companies and tourists demand.