Jabalpur tags 1.50 lakh houses with RFID for waste collection

Tue, 2018-03-20 11:41 -- SCC India Staff
In Jabalpur, work is under progress for RFID tagging of household dustbins – tracking and monitoring of household waste collection and community bins – at Rs 6.98 crore; out of 2.50 lakh houses, 1.50 lakh have been tagged. Also, work is in progress for a solar roof top project with 790 kW capacity at Rs 4.83 crore at Ramnagara, Lalpur and Ranjhi WTP; with expected savings of Rs 60 lakhs annually on power bills.

Says Gajendra Singh Nagesh, CEO, Jabalpur Smart City (JSCL), " Tenders have been issued for the development of a multi sports complex at Wright Town; multi-level parking at Civic Centre and Bhawartal; beautification, restoration and improvement of heritage properties; riverfront event zone; Jabalpur Smart Road Phase-2 and Phase-3; and development of a recreational zone; among others." 

Other key projects include multi-level parking at Manas Bhawan at Rs 2.17 crore with capacity for 37 cars, which is currently functional; smart classroom at Rs 2.98 crore – 20 classes of five municipal schools have been awarded to BSNL. The smart classrooms integrate voice-recognition, computer-vision, and tele-education, multimedia and network technology; they have electronically-enhanced lecture theatres. 

Another project worth mentioning is the charging facility for e-rickshaws at Rs 3.25 crore, out of which Rs 1.46 crore is being paid by JSCL – 450 kW solar system has been installed at nine locations with capacity for 15 e-rickshaws at each location. An MoU has been signed with NTPC for promoting electrical vehicles and establishing charging points. Work is in progress for this project.

Nagesh adds that upcoming projects for which DPRs are under preparation include the development of Ranital Lake; Teen Patti Commercial Complex including metro bus stand; Madan Mahal eco-tourism zone; a garment park (manufacturing hub); heritage and cultural museum; mini sports centre at 10 locations; an intelligent traffic management system; a disaster management and mitigation centre; and 24 x 7 water supply with SCADA under pan-city initiatives.