Centre government to launch soon a Mini Smart City Project for Private Township Plans. The mini smart city will be approved the township plans that meet the norms set by the government.
As per the latest news, the urban development minister Naidu directed the NDMC officials that the Rs 1,900-crore “Smart City” project should be implemented by June 2018 and the efforts should be visible by next June. He also said that the NDMC can become a lighthouse for other cities to develop as a smart city.
In order to make Chennai as a smart city, the Greater Chennai Corporation has invited the applications for CEO & CFO posts in Chennai Smart City Limited (CSCL), the special purpose vehicle tasked with the project’s implementation. This project will be implemented Rs. 518 crore worth solutions related to water management and information communication technology and Rs. 848 crore worth retrofitting solutions for T Nagar.
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) infrastructure major company has signed paper with the Maharashtra government for converting Nagpur into a smart city. Company has completed detailed surveys of the proposed junctions, smart strip and zonal ring for surveillance and wifi deployment under new smart city project. » Read more
The Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu has released the third list of 27 cities. The list contains the names of 27 cities in 12 states. In this list, UP’s Kanpur, Agra and Varanasi are included.
According to the latest news, the West Bengal government has rejected the Centre’s Smart City Project. It has decided to develop its own ‘ Green City Project’. Under Central Government’s Smart City Project the New Town-Rajarhat, a Kolkata suburb that had qualified Smart City Challenge Competition and now its will be developed as India’s first ‘Green City’.
According to the published news, the government is ready to announce the winners of the second round under the government’s flagship 100 smart cities mission by the end of this month. In this round, 27 cities will be selected by the government.