Happy Cities Summit: Amaravati 2018 served as a platform for the city Administrators, Environmentalists, Start-up academia, and citizens to discuss and brainstorm for solutions which can develop the quality of living in urban areas. This event took place in Vijayawada from 10th April to 12th April and was organized by Government of Andhra Pradesh in partnership with Dahlberg, CII, Center for Liveable Cities, Government of Singapore, Government of Finland and Department for International Trade of United Kingdom. We all are moving the most rapid phase of urbanization and civilization and to accommodate this growth the cities of the developing countries face unique issues- such as challenging pressures on land, resource constraints, socio-economic diversity and restricted budgets. Despite all this, they aspire to become smart, sustainable, and provide world-class quality of living for residents. This global event on urban innovation took place for the first in our place to make us aware of the best practices to consider for better living in the urbanized cities. The major objectives of Happy Cities Summit are as follows:• To create a platform for showcasing forward-looking urban innovators that can be embedded in To become the defining forum to debate and sharing urban solution and innovators particularly relevant for new and emerging cities in the developing world, centered about the principles of ‘Happiness’.• To create the 21st-century cities in India and globally by promoting citizens in planning and designing their cities. • To provide opportunities for stakeholders [ leading thinkers, urban experts, policymakers, urban planners, architects, leading industrialists, civil society organizations, funders, and citizens] to take away tangled and practical learning and toolkits for implementation in their respective cities.