Kanpur, the industrial city of Uttar Pradesh, is ready to adopt changes in its infrastructure to become even smarter. In this regards, Rudrabhishek Enterprise Pvt Ltd (REPL), a real estate and infrastructure consultant, has won a contract for management of Kanpur smart city project. According to the agreement, REPL will assist Kanpur Smart City Limited (KSCL) in designing, developing, implementing, managing and supervising the smart city projects. The core 1475 acres of area-based development and pan-city projects has been identified to be developed under the smart city.
The retrofitting development will not only improve the core infrastructure and quality of life but also assure a sustainable and inclusive development with the integration of smart ICT solution. It will include cleanliness of River Ganga and several city infrastructure projects with more emphasis on socio-economic growth of the city and citizens. Along with the modernization of industrial areas, a massive citizen engagement program was also undertaken to determine the priority. Consultants will prepare detailed project reports (DPRs) on various components such as water supply and sewerage systems, intelligent traffic management, command control centre, smart security system, heritage conservation, tourism promotion activities, etc.
REPL will assist KSCL in various phases of project implementation including activities such as preparation of DPR, coordination with various appointed consultants, project prioritization and phasing, preparing capital investment plan, implementation roadmap, conducting feasibility study, bid process management for selection of implementing agencies, and overall project management, etc.