Nagpur Smart City Project launched

Maharashtra government recently launched the Nagpur Smart City Project with an ambition to project Nagpur as the model city of smart cities in the nation.

It was launched by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis with Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari on the advent of New Year.

The state government is keen to set a benchmark with its ambitious plan to install 1,200 km of optic fibre, 4000 CCTV cameras across the Nagpur city,136 Wi-Fi hotspots and over 100 digital kiosks and smart streets.

Tech-advancement in Nagpur enabled the citizens to get glimpses and bits of the launch programme, live. “With an integrated infrastructure, IT backbone, most advanced cameras, we are committed to make Nagpur safe and smart city by March 2017,” said Fadnavis on the occasion.

In Mumbai, two lakh e-challans have already been issued to offenders for traffic violations. “We are creating systems with minimum human intervention to avoid delays and for a transparent process and administration.

All construction maps will be available online soon. This way, we will change entire administration into Smart and E-administration,” he added.