Digital Kazakhstan: President inspected modern technology in Akkol smart city
Speaking about the importance of the work done, the President of Kazakhstan stressed that the projects implemented in the field of digitalization are focused primarily on improving the quality of life, creating a comfortable and safe environment for citizens, the press service of Akorda informed.
“I have always set myself the task of ensuring effective government leadership. Concentrated management decisions give good results in the economy”, Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
The project aims to comprehensively ensure the normal life of the city through video surveillance of road and public safety, including in educational institutions and social facilities, monitoring and management in the health sector, as well as equipping buildings and residential houses with “smart” equipment of the new generation.
The Situation Center has all the necessary infrastructure for organizing interdepartmental cooperation, demonstrating decisions on tactical and strategic management of the city, including the work of public utilities, aggregation of reliable and timely data on urban resources and security.
In addition, as part of this project, innovative approaches were introduced in energy efficiency, environmental monitoring and crime prevention, which allowed Akkol to become the first model platform for testing information technologies and developing the Smart City concept in the country.
The President of Kazakhstan also heard information about the work of the data processing center of the technical hub of the Kazakhtelecom JSC network backbone.
This center collects data from all systems of video surveillance, environmental monitoring, control and accounting of energy resources, traffic management, fire safety, which are subsequently transmitted to the situational center “Smart Aqkol”.
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