This Union Territory will focus on 24X7 water supply, uninterrupted power supply, to provide a majority of public-related services online, to improve solid waste management and to end parking woes. Parking has been a major problem in the city.
Creating a ‘Smart City’ isn’t just about creating the physical infrastructure - roads, clean water, power, transport and so on. It also includes social infrastructure like education, health, cultural aspects, sports, recreation, green cover and simultaneously maintaining environmental sustainability.
Guwahati, with its well-established rail and road connectivity, has the potential to become a ‘Smart City’ and what is needed is sustainability.
Pasighat is the only city in Arunachal Pradesh which fulfills the condition of having an existing master plan or a proposed one for being selected as a ‘Smart City’ under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) Scheme
The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to set up its own ‘Smart Cities’ even as the Centre prepares a road-map for its ambitious plan to create ‘100 Smart Cities’ across the country.
Apart from the clean and green environment in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands, the literacy rate is also quite high.
The Thane Municipal Corporation has undertaken a host of initiatives across various sectors to improve the quality of life of residents.
Once called the dirtiest city in India, Surat achieved a remarkable transformation in less than two years after the plague of December 1994 owing to improved municipal management and strong leadership.
The Navi Mumbai Airport Influence Notified Area, or NAINA, was created after the Ministry of Environment and Forest lay down 53 conditions to be met before it granted clearances for the Navi Mumbai Airport. Among them was that Navi Mumbai’s development plan had to be revised to avoid haphazard growth around the airport. In January 2013, the Maharashtra government appointed the City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) as the planner for NAINA. A swathe of towns and villages from districts far from Navi Mumbai found themselves bundled into a revised Navi Mumbai development plan under NAINA, which is envisioned as a smart city.
The Smart Cities Mission plan submitted by the Pune Municipal Corporation aims to provide toilet facilities for all, door-to-door garbage collection in the next two years, 100 per cent municipal solid waste segregation and processing and zero-garbage wards.