The draft Smart City plan for Tiruchi is expected to be readied by November 20 and would be presented before the stakeholders for another round of discussion soon after.
Visioning and roadmapping tools
The Smart Cities Challenge has now entered the most critical phase, i.e. preparation of the Smart Cities Proposal, following the appointment of the city-specific consultants. Click to find out which consultant is working for a particular city, and also what are the measures that need to be considered while preparing the Smart City Proposal.
CRISIL, KPMG, ICRA and Jones Lang La Salle are some of the top consultants appointed by the cities. The consulting firms will prepare detailed smart city proposals, including area development plans and financing plans, under the supervision of urban local bodies and state governments. The last date for the submission of the proposals is 15 December, 2015.
The website launch was announced by Founder & Director, Pratap Padode, during his presentation alongside multilateral agencies like World Bank, Asian Development Bank, The Department for International Development and others.
The Smart Cities Council India in association with the Telangana government hosted the National Conclave on Smart Technologies at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre on 22-23 August, 2015. International and national experts on technologies and smart cities along with urban development officials from across India – constituting 600 cities covering the 100 smart cities and 500 AMRUT cities – partcipated in the Conclave. The Union Minister for Urban Development of India, Shri Venkaiah Naidu and IT Minister, Telangana, KT Rama Rao were the guests of honour.
The global networking giant to bear nearly 50 per cent of the project cost in the form of materials and expertise, and will work in association with e-Centric Solutions, a group company of Paradigm IT to implement its smart city conept on the busy MG Road.
The suggestions pooled from key officials and public representatives, called for a need from better transport system, improved core infrastructure and addressing some of the basic needs. Coimbatore is one of the 12 cities selected from the state of Tamil Nadu.
Besides organising seminars and presentations on the project for the citizens, the appointed firm appointed Project Management Consultancy will also conduct essay and drawing competition to feel the pulse of the students.
West Bengal's Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during her London visit, had inked an MoU between the WBHIDCO and FCC to work together on smart city projects.
The urban development ministry plans to bring best of the brains from across the world for the camp in Delhi next week to educate and help Mayors, municipal heads of over 200 ULBs in preparing the Smart City Plan