At the end of 2015, Office of the Central Leading Group for Cyberspace Affairs, National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology among 23 ministries established a new-type of smart city inter-ministerial coordination task force. The office is situated in the Department of High-Tech Industry of NDRC, with State Information Center assisting routine work.
The first meeting was held on April 11th, 2016. To implement the Labor Division of New-type Smart City Development 2016-2018, the task force will launch its assessment programme.
Authorized by the Department of High-Tech Industry and the task force, the State Information Center (the task force’s secretariat) held a symposium on the assessment, in quest of opinions from cities and business communities for the assessment preparation work.