Government next vision is to built 132 smart villages
100 smart cities mission an initiative of Indian government seems to be on its peak and there seems to be no problem. After these 100 smart cities mission the next step of the government is to built 132 smart villages in the year 2016.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s concept of adarsh gram have been picked up by human resource development ministry. With IITs, including Madras, Bombay, Kanpur, Roorkee, Delhi, Guwahati and Kharagpur, having a rural technology action groups in place, the HRD ministry has asked institutions to adopt villages under PM’s Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA).
IIT Delhi has been picked up as the nodal agency for coordinating the project. 125 government funded institutions, including IITs, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Indian Institute of Science Education and Research and Central Universities will be involved in the project.
“Cluster of villages will be chosen and developed with science and technology intervention. Ideas related to management skills at local level, skill development, perspective economic plan, language preservation and technological intervention will be coopted to make a smart village,” said a member of the committee.