Global Symposium on “Disaster Resilient Smart Cities” organised by Special Centre for Disaster Research (SCDR), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in collaboration with ISID, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, the nodal ministry for implementing Smart Cities Mission in India, Netexplo Smart Cities Accelerator Group of Paris, UNESCO/Netexplo Advisory Board (UNAB), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, Delhi Transco Ltd (DTL), National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), United Nations Environment Programme, Network of Asia Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance (NAPSIPAG), All India Disaster Mitigation Institute, and the ICSSR