A National Pilot Project on Smart City Policy in Thailand: a Case Study on Phuket Khon Kaen Chiangmai Province

Abstract

This research studied Phuket, Khon Kaen, and Chiangmai province policy on smart city. Also this research used smart city concept to provides an essential data and suggestion for executive committee. Thus, This research employed by a qualitative research methodology as a documentary research. Moreover, this research compares three main country which are EU, Japan, Singapore, then Thailand and narrow down to provincial area which is Phuket, Khon Kaen, and Chiangmai. After that it will interpreted and suggested for smart city which are help Phuket, Khon Kaen, governor and chief executives improve quality of life in Phuket, Khon Kaen, and Chiangmai province. The research found that Thailand has initiating on smart country policy and strategy which are focus on ICT system but it does not succeed to implement in province and local level. In provincial level, Phuket, Khon Kaen, and Chiangmai have been initiated but there is no concrete plan also in local level it stills struggle from basic needs of infrastructure. Therefore, this research recommended that Phuket, Khon Kaen, andChiangmai governor and chief executive need to startup action plan which linked both province and local level.
Published
Oct 6, 2017
How to Cite
NAPRATHANSUK, Non. A National Pilot Project on Smart City Policy in Thailand: a Case Study on Phuket Khon Kaen Chiangmai Province. European Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 6, p. 337-346, oct. 2017. ISSN 2414-8385. Available at: <http://journals.euser.org/index.php/ejms/article/view/2657>. Date accessed: 18 sep. 2019. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.26417/ejms.v6i1.p337-346.