NAGPUR: On New Year day, the city will witness two important events; bhoomipuja of Smart City projects and inauguration of Swami Vivekananda Memorial at Ambazari Lake overflow.
Nagpur Municipal Corporation, in association with its special purpose vehicle Nagpur Smart and Sustainable City Development Corporation Ltd, police department and state’s directorate of information technology (DIT) will launch the Rs3,544 crore Smart City project and Rs520 crore Smart City Solutions project.
The Smart City project works will begin from the day of bhoomipuja. The works of Smart City Solutions have already been started with installation of CCTVs, laying optical fibre cables, setting up Smart Kiosks etc.
Under Smart City Solutions project, Shankar Nagar Square will be converted into a Smart Square by installing Smart Solutions. Similarly, all squares on West High Court Road from Japanese Garden Square to Khamla Square will be developed into Smart Squares. The stretch will be developed into a Smart Strip.
Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari will launch the projects in the presence of mayor Pravin Datke and municipal commissioner Shravan Hardikar.
Walls N Roof Comment : Government of India rolled out the smart city mission and 60+ cities have been included in the list. A smart cities in the list include Thane, Pune, Andhra Pradesh etc. The Pune smart city mission was kicked off with several projects this year. Global assistance is going to be procured for cities Pan India. Kolkata would be getting Korean assistance whereas Amravati in Andhra Pradesh will receiving French assistance. India is all set to witness a multifold development not only in terms of the urban infrastructure but also with regards to renewable energy as well.