COVID-19: Lessons from Asian Cities

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CW’s webinar discussed how Asian cities are coping with the pandemic and possible strategies to overcome the crisis.

Cities drive economic growth.

But COVID-19 has put the brakes on the economic engine. Whether a government locks down a city or minimises its pace with strict rules, the outcome is financial disaster. Cities need to act fast and use their resources well to stem the tide and return to some semblance of normalcy.

To learn how cities are coping with the crisis, Smart Cities Council India and CW conducted a webinar titled ‘COVID19: Lessons from Asian Cities’. The webinar began with presenter Pratap Padode, Founder and Director, Smart Cities Council India, and Editor-in-Chief, CW, welcoming the guest panellists to the se