Urban transport and development is a state subject. With the Centre and the State coming together to fight the decade-old urban issue for a few and a century-old issue for many cities, Durga Shankar Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) feels that the Centre providing a helping hand to the State is like a corporate federalism.
Buildings today are complex concatenations of structures, systems and technology. Over time, each of the components inside a building has been developed and improved, allowing modern-day building owners to select its features independently. Smart buildings go well beyond just using smart materials and protocols.