DELHI RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF 50 ‘FUTURE-READY CITIES’ WORLDWIDE
New Delhi,April 17, 2016: National Capital Delhi has been recognized by Dell as one of 50 future-ready cities around the world that are embracing technology to adapt and thrive in an ever-changing and globalized future. This ranking, the Dell Future-Ready Economies Model, scores large, high-growth global metropolitan areas based on attributes that enable people and organizations to access new tools and new ideas that deliver better connectivity, better economic performance – and a greater ability to attract talent.
The cities positioned in the Global 50 ranking were evaluated along three dimensions:
· Human capital: A Future-Ready Economy has people equipped with the right skills to drive meaningful social and economic change.
· Infrastructure: A Future-Ready Economy has the infrastructure necessary to support the people, businesses, and technology that enable progress over time.
· Commerce: A Future-Ready Economy provides sustained opportunities for businesses to accelerate innovation, growth and profitability.
“We live in a digital age in which the power of innovation to transform our world is all around us,” said Liz Matthews, executive director, Corporate Brand and Purpose, Dell. “The cities where we live are faced with new challenges every day, from supporting a growing population and building a thriving culture, to fueling economic opportunity for everyone. By understanding Future-Ready Economies and their attributes, cities, businesses and people can create policies and strategies that will enable them to prosper and achieve strong economic health.”
Ravinder P Singh, Director – Solutions Strategy & Business Development, IoT, Smart Cities, Digitization, Dell India said, “We are extremely proud to have Delhi feature on this list. The efforts put in by the Delhi and Central government to make the city a better place has made this possible. The Indian government has launched some ambitious initiatives aimed at creation of a digitally enabled nation, one that allows for last mile connectivity and helps improve the quality of life. Delhi’s ranking on this list is validation of India’s progress in the right direction. We look forward to partnering with the government and creating a Future-Ready India.”