The focus would also be on use of sustainable materials for building facilities and reduce energy consumption.
Maharashtra’s focus would be on infrastructure enhancement in sync with technology. To bridge the gap between the development plans and the actual scenario on the ground, would be the emphasis of the state government.
Madhya Pradesh’s vision for ‘Smart City’ is to have three of the five infrastructure requirements - energy management, water management, transport & traffic, safety & security and solid waste management.
Kerala is already in the process of building SmartCity in Kochi. This project envisions minimum 8.8 million sq ft of built up space out of which at least 6.21 million sq ft will be specifically for IT/ITES/allied services.
Tumakuru, the academic city will take some of the pressure of Bengaluru. Decongesting Bengaluru and moving some of the leading businesses to Tumakuru will help in dispersing the regional growth and population.
Smart Cities are not just smart in providing services but the very basics of planning, designing and construction should also conform to the standards.
The ‘Smart City’ project in Dharamsala would help provide better infrastructure like water supply, sewerage, storm water drainage, urban transport, e-governance, capacity building and institutional strengthening in the town.
Haryana has transformed itself from a state known only for its agriculture production to a state known for well-rounded development. It has set the example for planned economic development and has emerged as one of the leading Indian states in terms of per capita income.
The government on Thursday released a list of 98 selected cities, across 35 states and Union Territories to be developed as 'Smart Cities' under the government's '100 Smart Cities Mission. The names of the two cities are still awaited has Jammu & Kashmir has sought more time to decided on the potential Smart City, while 12 cites have been shortlisted from Uttar Pradesh as against 13 cities allotted to the state.
Gujarat is the pioneer state in developing Smart Cities in India. From Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) city to Dholera SIR which is under Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor.