Under the ‘Smart City’ plan, the New Delhi Municipal Council plans to focus on generating solar energy, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, bringing in an automated parking facility & Mobile App, providing free WiFi in areas under its jurisdiction and installing LED streetlights, 3D digital mapping for urban planning, waste-to-energy plants, installation of outdoor gyms, setting up FIFA-class football academy and a skill development training center. The civic body expects to spend around Rs 3,126 crore for the same in the next financial year.
Details of few projects are as below:
• Replacing 18,500 street light poles with LED and installing CCTV cameras in them to monitor and check crime
• WiFi in 2G/3G mode for all their residents; on a revenue sharing model so that no extra expenditure is incurred
• Generate atleast 4MW of Solar Energy by optimally utilizing rooftops of government buildings; Open Tender will be floated for the same
• Aiming for 100 per cent recycled energy sources; Garbage and junk would be recycled in an eco-friendly manner to generate energy.