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Government of India
Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs
06-September-2017 15:08 IST
Centre asks States to focus on impactful and PPP based smart city projects

Rs.32,000 cr worth PPP projects identified so far; 261 impactful projects worth another Rs.31,000 cr

            Central government has asked the States to focus on early implementation of smart city projects that have a visible and transformative impact in the lives of citizens in identified smart cities. Further to review of Smart City Mission by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi during PRAGATI on the 30th of last month, Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary (Housing & Urban Affairs) wrote to the Chief Secretaries of all the States and Union Territories in this regard the next day.

            Shri Mishra urged the States and UTs to ensure commencement of work by November this year on 261 impactful smart city projects in 60 cities that were announced during January- September, 2016. These identified projects accounts for an investment of Rs.31,112 cr . States and UTs have also been asked to speed up work on 370 PPP projects that involve an investment of 32,410 cr.  

            The impactful projects identified range from building 40 outdoor fitness centres in New Delhi Municipal Council area at a cost of Rs.1.31 cr to redevelopment of 340 acre area in Bhopal at a cost of Rs.3,000 cr.

            An indicative list of impactful projects being taken up in the first batch of 20 smart cities and some others are:

S.No

City

Impactful projects

Investment

(Rs. cr)

1

Bhubaneswar

Railway Station Multi-modal hub

 845

2

Pune

River Front Development and Heritage City Museum

 235

3

Jaipur

Talkatora Lake Development with high quality laser show

 130

4

Surat

Logistic Park and smart redevelopment of existing creek

 210

5

Kochi (Kerala)

Broadway Market and Ernakulam Market Redevelopment

 110

6

Ahmedabad

Intermodal Transport Hub and Slum Rehabilitation

 961

7

Jabalpur

River Front Development and Green development of Institutional Zone

 310

8

Visakhapatnam(AP)

Beach Redevelopment and Shore Protection

 365

9

Solapur (Maharashtra)

Rejuvenation of Siddheshwar Lake and Heritage structrues

   49

10

Davanagere (Karnataka)

Rejuvenation of Mandakki Bhatti

 373

11

Indore

Infrastructure development and Parking 679

 679

12

NDMC

Commercial Development of Yahswant Place

  89

13

Coimbattore

(Tamil Nadu)

Lake development and Non-Motorised Transport infrastructure

 526

14

Kakinada (AP)

Space development along canal between Indrapalem Lock and Jagannaickpur Old Bridge and development of eateries

 100

15

Belgavi (Karnataka)

Kanbargi Lake Rejuvenation and recreational spaces

  10

16

Udaipur

Area development with water, sewerage and road infrastructure and underground cabling

 450

17

Guwahati (Assam)

Brahmaputra River Front Development

 532

18

Chennai

Pedestrian Plaza

   83

19

Ludhiana

Retrofitting of Sarabha Nagar Market

   10

20

Bhopal

Redevelopment of 340 acres of area

3000

 

Lucknow

Heritage projects, Cultural Hub and Library

  160

 

Dharmashala (HP)

Redevelopment of Kacchari Adda and Kotwali Bazar

   95

 

Chandigarh

Affordable housing in Sector 43

  321

 

Faridabad (Haryana)

Badkal Lake Rejuvenation

    45

 

Agra

Taj Orientation Centre

 232

 

Varanasi

Convention Centre

 211

 

Rourkela

Brahmani Riverfront Development

 129

 

Raipur

Market development

1026

 

Kalyan-Dombivilli

(Maharashtra)

Kalyan Station Improvement

  427

 

            Some of the major PPP smart city projects are: Bhubaneswar (Affordable housing-Rs.840 cr), Raipur (Urban Plaza at Ganj Mandi-Rs.983 cr), Bilaspur (Markets development –Rs.1,241 cr), Amritsar (Urban space development –Rs.1,028 cr), Coimbattore (Water supply -557 cr), Warangal, Telangana (Bus stand-Rs.611 cr), Shimla (Tourism and recreation infrastructure- Rs.898 cr), Aligarh (Smart multi-level parking-Rs.289 cr), Bengaluru (Tourism and recreation infrastructure-Rs.234 cr) and Pune (Electrical buses- Rs.170 cr).

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