26-MAR-2019: Lecture delivered at international event
ALIGARH March 26: Dr Shirin Rais, Department of Economics, Aligarh Muslim University, presented a research paper on "Smart Cities: Opportunities and Challenges" at an international conference organised by the Department of Civil Engineering, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
Dr Shirin Rais, in her paper, argued that smart cities will help in the optimization of resources and protect the environment if ?migration for employment? is checked effectively. She said that migration in search of economic opportunities leads to 'unplanned and haphazard urbanization' causing thereby vast environmental degradation.
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