Naya Raipur, the capital city of Chhattisgarh, is all set to become country's first Green Field integrated Smart City.
The Schneider Electric India, NRDA and IL&FS Technologies Limited, today signed a contract for the execution of the work, Bureaucracy Today has learnt.
CEO of Naya Raipur Development Authority (NRDA), Rajat Kumar said: “This is a unique project; one whose organic growth we shall pursue aggressively. The project will spread across verticals and integrate these diversified segments. I look to our dynamic team to make this real in a short span of time.”
The NRDA aims Naya Raipur to become India's first integrated city to deliver critical services like 24x7 supply of quality water, metering of water connections, complete automatic generation of utility bills through application system, enhanced city security & safety.
It also aims to provide citizen based mobile apps and city portals, including increased situational awareness to achieve a high level of operational readiness and substantial increase in the efficiency of operators and management.
The Schneider Electric, specialists in energy management and automation, has been handed over the responsibility for executing the entire gamut of integrated Command & Control Center and its overall integration.
The Managing Director and Vice President of Schneider Electric, Prakash Chandraker, said: “We are delighted to be a key partner in delivering a world class integrated city with a focus on the safety, reliability, efficiency, sustainability and connectivity of citizens. We shall leverage advancements in IoT, mobility, sensing, analytics and cyber security technologies to make Naya Raipur a true smart city.”
The Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) Technologies limited has offered the citizen-centric services component (E-Governance) and transportation as part of the smart city project.