Last week, the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) briefed the Union Development Minister on its vision to convert its small city into a smart city.
The civic body plans to make efficient use of its scarce resources like water and energy in developed smart city.
According to a Economic Times new report, the NDMC release indicated that the chairman Naresh Kumar briefed Urban Development and Housing Minister Venkaiah Naidu on how the capital's smallest civic body planned to transform its territory into a Smart City.
As per the release, Kumar said the NDMC be turned into an efficient, livable and sustainable urban area, with efficient use of scarce resources like water and energy, and smart mobility and governance.
Additionally, the project will also involve smart LED lighting, harvesting solar power, Wi-fi services, smart video surveillance, intelligent parking and water management.
The NDMC is the smallest of civic bodies in the national capital, and covers approx. 43.7 sq. km – which covers the offices and residences of Indian leaders as well as some major landmarks. As per the 2011 census, the population of the area was said to be around 250,000.