SMART SUSTAINABLE CITIES are the pride of every nation. These cities represent the prosperity, well being and inbuilt technology of a nation. The rapid pace of urbanization in developing countries like ours, are anticipated with urban population of more than 400 million people by the year 2050. Speculating this scenario it is not only important to fulfill the desideratum of people, but also essential to transform the urban areas into resourceful places enduring with all benefits similar to cities of developed nations. This event would bring all academicians, architects, contractors, builders, engineers, planners, building and housing institutions, land and quality surveyors, interior designers, decision makers and engineering students on to common platform where transfer of ideology and experience would take place. This conference familiarizes the participants on the latest advancements in the area of urban transformation.About VRSEC
Velagapudi Ramakrishna Siddhartha Engineering College(Autonomus) sponsored by Siddhartha Academy of General & Technical Education was established in the year 1977 as the pioneer among private technical institutions in the composite state of Andhra Pradesh. VRSEC is ideally located in a vast expanse of 24 acres of land at a distance of about 5Kms from Benz Circle on Vijayawada – Machilipatnam highway. The faculty totaling 350 at present, comprises well qualified with varied experience and background. 52 members of faculty with doctoral qualification & 84 members pursuing Ph.D, and 103 Ph.D scholars have been guided by 21 faculty members of our college. During last few years more than 600 research articles are published in national and international journals. The college has received R&D grants from TIFAC, TEQIP II and handled projects worth more than Rs 4.0 crores. The college also undertakes sponsored research projects worth more than 100 lakhs for agencies like DRDO, ISRO etc. VRSEC is an autonomous institution & ISO 9001-2008 certified, approved by AICTE and accredited by NAAC.