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The Ministry for Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan Has Developed Nine Basic Standards in the Field of “Smart Cities” for Astana

by December 13, 2016 Legal

MID of the Republic of Kazakhstan has developed nine basic standards in the field of “smart cities” for Astana, experiences of implementation in which it is willing to share with other cities of Kazakhstan. This was announced today at the meeting with the Chairman of the Technical Committee of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), a member of the European Board of “Smart Cities”, Dr. Bernard Gindroz, by the mayor of the capital Asset Issekeshev. B. Gindroz has arrived in our city at the initiative of the Mayor’s Office of the capital and the Committee for Technical Regulation and Metrology of the MID of the RoK.

Nine standards govern the uniform requirements to the fundamentally new possibilities of centralized urban management processes, including high level of safety and services, due to innovative solutions in the field of energy conservation, housing and utilities, transport, education, healthcare, environment and information technologies.

Standards, according to the mayor of the capital, will help the administrations of the cities to adjust their action with the best international practices. For these purposes, representatives of five cities in the country – Almaty, Aqtobe, Atyrau, Shymkent, Oral � have been invited to the capital, which is the leading city in terms of the implementation of “smart cities” standards.

“The success of the “global smart city” creation depends on the availability of modern methodological standards in the field of Smart City”, – highlighted A. Issekeshev.

And today tripartite memoranda of mutual cooperation in the field of Smart City have been signed between the mayor’s offices of Astana, Aqtobe, Atyrau, Oral, CTRM of the MID of RoK and Technical Committee ISO 268 “Sustainable Development of the Society” for technical support within the “Standardization of Smart City” workshop.

Reference: Standards have been developed according to the State Standardization Plan for 2016 and approved by the Order of the Committee for Technical Regulation and Metrology of the MID of the RoK No. 290-od dated November 18, 2016. The developer of the standards is “Kazakhstan Institute for Standardization and Certification” RSE with the active participation of professional business community and standardization experts.

ST RK BSI PD 8100-2016 Review of Smart Cities. Guidelines contains instructions for the executive managers on the application of certain actions of smart cities. The standard aims to provide possible benefits of strategies and recommendations for leading the first steps towards the creation of a smart city. The requirements are based on the successful practices of smart cities and provide a list of standards used to design and implement own effective strategies.

ST RK BSI PD 8101-2016 Smart Cities. Guidelines for the Evaluation of the Planning and Development Role” is a guideline to planning and implementation of development and infrastructure projects, in implementation of which one can benefit from the potential of smart technologies and approaches. The standard contains requirements for the foundations of the development of large infrastructure projects, maintenance programs, as well as staged algorithm of its implementation.

ST RK ISO 37151-2016 Intelligent Infrastructures of the Public Utilities. Principles and Requirements for the System of Performance Indicators” contains the principles and establishes the requirements for the harmonization of indicators of operational characteristics of the utilities infrastructure, resulting in recommendations for the analysis, including intellectual property protection and municipal services infrastructures.

ST RK ISO 37150-2016 Intelligent Infrastructures of the Public Utilities. Review of the Existing Activities Related to the Indicators System” provides an overview of the existing activities related to the performance of the utilities infrastructure. In this standard, the concept of intelligence is considered in relation to performance characteristics.

The Standard reviews public infrastructures, such as energy consumption, water supply, transportation, waste and information and communication technologies (ICT). The report is focused on the technical aspects of the existing activities that have been published, used or discussed.

ST RK BSI PAS 180-2016 Smart Cities. Glossary reveals the terms used in the various fields of smart cities services, including concepts for different infrastructures and systems. The Standard applies to cities, including small towns and urban-type settlements.

ST RK BSI PAS 181-2016 The Integrated Smart City Structure. Guidelines to Creating Strategies for the Development of Smart Cities and Communities” contains provisions on smart cities and settlements management, development, coordination and delivery of strategies for smart cities. The Standard includes the strategies required for further development of own strategy of a smart city.

ST RK BSI PAS 182-2016 The Concept of Smart City Model. Guidelines for Creating Data Interaction Model” describes the concept of smart city model (SCCM), which provides the basis for the interrelation between the components and systems of the smart city, applicable in the various sectors. Components include concepts (e.g., organization, place, community, element, service, resource) and interrelations between types of information (e.g., the organization’s resources, events on the ground). The Standard covers semantic interoperability, which determines the value of information, especially from many data sources.

ST RK ISO 37101-2016 Sustainable Development of Administrative-Territorial Units. Management Systems. General Principles and Requirements” specifies requirements for a management system for sustainable development, intelligence and adaptability of the administrative-territorial units (ATU), taking into account legal and other requirements, as well as relevant information.

ST RK 2725-2015 “Sustainable Development of the Community. Indicators of Urban Services and the Quality of Life” is designed to provide an integrated and holistic approach to sustainable development and life-sustenance. The Standard describes the indicators and relevant verification methods to assist the cities in the measurement of the efficiency of urban services and the quality of life in dynamics, as well as the exchange of the best practices.

Under the specified standards, international experience that complies with the standard requirements to be followed in the implementation of a Smart City concept has been summarized. Standard requirements form the general guidelines that should be considered by the executive managers in determining city management policies.

Source: Akimat of Astana