CyberTech wins the ‘Most Innovative Product’ award in ‘Municipalika 2014’ conference held at Gandhinagar, Gujarat

November 17, 2014

Mumbai, Maharashtra – 17th November, 2014 – Thane-based GIS firm CyberTech reaffirmed its leadership in building next generation, geo-enabled governance solutions by bagging the ‘Most Innovative Product’ award for GeoCivic® – its GIS based integrated product suite, at the ‘Municipalika 2014 – 12th International Conference on Emerging Trends in Sustainable Habitat & Integrated Cities’. The selection committee acknowledged the various modules of Geocivic® as highly useful applications, tailor-made to meet the objectives of the various functions of Indian Cities.

GeoCivic®, CyberTech’s flagship GIS-based application suite, is designed specifically to provide Indian Municipal Cities with an integrated Spatial Decision Support Engine. The product helps Government officials leverage locational intelligence to drive their mission-critical objectives, thus ensuring optimum and effective governance.

CyberTech was one of the key exhibitors at the conference, held at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, and Gujarat from 13th to 15th November 2014. One of the key sessions at the conference was delivered by Mr. Vishal Bargat, Sr. Vice President & India BU Head, CyberTech. The much appreciated session elaborated the need for innovative technology solutions to build smarter and more efficient cities. It also gave a good glimpse of how Governments can use GeoCivic® flavors which includes Property Tax Management, Road Infrastructure Management, Public Health Management, Public Safety and Disaster Management, Solid Waste Management and Citizen Complaint Redressal to build a seamless information infrastructure for optimum and effective planning and development. The selection committee appreciated the various modules and functions that build the technology backbone to enable smart city performance.

The ‘GeoCivic® – Smart City Governance’ booth attracted a sizeable foot fall at the conference, with many noted Government dignitaries showing keen interest in the live product demos exhibited by senior CyberTech consultants and domain experts. The presentation and demos showcased key GeoCivic® applications that can benefit a wide range of users including local and state governments, public safety organizations and citizens.

The conference, inaugurated by Gujarat Chief Minister, Honorable Shrimati Anandiben Patel, saw huge participation from several Municipal Commissioners and eminent Government dignitaries from across the country, including Honorable Shri Shankar Aggarwal (IAS), Secretary to the Government of India, Ministry of Urban development, Honorable Shrimati Anita Agnihotri, Secretary to the Government of India, Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation etc. The conference highlighted the challenges of Indian Government organizations with several enlightening discussions on the way forward to efficient and smart governance for Indian cities.

“India is urbanizing very rapidly thereby, increasing the aspirations and needs of the citizens. Rapid urbanization creates many challenges for governments, while governments are struggling to do more with the less. This is the time when government should focus on expansion of technology and its adaption through application centric infrastructure. Smart solution like GeoCivic® can help governments to address challenges in city infrastructure management and help them to achieve smart governance for smart citizens thereby building a smart city” Vishal Bargat, who has been product owner GeoCivic® at CyberTech.

CyberTech, an Esri Gold Business Partner, listed on both BSE and NSE, has several offices across India and the U.S. The company has been building cutting edge, next generation GIS solutions for nearly two decades. Supported by a sizeable strength of more than 250 specialists in latest Esri technologies (world leader in GIS technologies), the company has numerous transformational projects to its credit including several success stories from India alone.

Many large Indian city governments such as Mumbai, Bangalore, Thane, Pune, Amravati etc., along with quite a few State-level Governments including Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, have already gone high-tech with GeoCivic®, with many other ongoing implementations at other cities such as Solapur.