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Smart Astana

Access to Smart City project for Kazakhstan’s capital added to PMWL

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9 June 2016 – Almaty, Kazakhstan – A new resource has been added to the PM World Library related to major programmes & projects. The new resource is titled “Smart Astana”.

Smart Astana is a concept for sustainable development of the capital of Kazakhstan, which is implemented within the Road map under the instruction of the Head of the State No. 01-7.6 dated April 22, 2013 “On the need for working out an actions plan concerning entry of Astana city into the list of 50 top “smart cities” of the world”. The program is aimed to improvement of life quality and human wellbeing, improvement and upgrade of infrastructure of Astana city, as well as improvement of public safety.

The Smart Astana project is based on a development model of European smart cities, which is based on interaction of 6 qualities: Smart economy, Smart management, Smart life, Smart mobility, Smart people and Smart environment. A synergy of all those operative qualities provides the Concept for “Smart city”. According to the world practice “Smart city” is the effective control instrument as related to energy saving, service charges for public utilities and reduction of accidents risks on the roads.

Smart Astana was created and is being implemented by Astana Innovations to create conditions and infrastructure to become one of the top 50 Smart cities of the world. All Smart projects are being implemented by investors without the involvement of public funds.

To access this new resource, go to, click on “Urban Development / Redevelopment – Mega-Cities – Smart Cities”, and scroll down to find this resource. Must be a logged-in professional member to access.