According to the ministry, special vehicles in these 100 cities are developing about 8,000 multi-sectoral projects worth over Rs 1.7 billion.
The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on Thursday said that so far, over 600 km of cycle lanes have been developed in 100 smart cities and over 76,000 CCTV surveillance cameras have been installed. Under the Smart City mission, 6,855 “smart classrooms” and 40 digital libraries have been developed, along with the installation of more than 50,000,000,000,000,000 solar and LED street lights. In addition, 89,000 km of underground electric cables have been built.
What else did the ministry say?
According to the ministry, special vehicles in these 100 cities are developing about 8,000 multi-sectoral projects worth over Rs 1.7 billion. As of January 15, 6,650 projects worth Rs 1.32 lakh crore have been successfully completed. The release of this data comes as the deadline for the mission is set for June this year.
Mission Director Kunal Kumar, speaking at the India Smart City Expo, said the integration of smart traffic management system with monitoring system has helped improve road safety. The installation of more than 76,000 CCTV surveillance cameras in smart cities will help monitor crime, he added. As part of improving urban mobility, about 1,300 smart mobility projects have been implemented and 383 are nearing completion.
Invest in projects
According to the ministry, the total investment in these smart mobility projects exceeds Rs 40,000 crore. He said so far, more than 2,500 km of smart roads with universal accessibility, utility paths and appropriate signage have been developed. In addition, more than 7,500 new buses, including more than 2,000 electric vehicles, have been purchased and 600 km of bicycle paths have been built in 100 smart cities.
Smart traffic management systems are deployed and monitored through integrated command and control centers, helping to improve traffic operations, enforce traffic violations and reduce travel times. The ministry revealed that 674 economic infrastructure projects have been completed and another 263 projects are under implementation, with total investment exceeding Rs 13,800 crore. The move is expected to position smart cities as growth poles, attracting investments and creating jobs through initiatives such as startup incubation centers and market redevelopment projects. school.
Additionally, 155 environmental sensors were installed and more than 5,300 staff and volunteers were trained in disaster response.
Recognizing the importance of partnering with the private sector, 186 public-private partnership projects have been completed and another 20 projects are currently under implementation with a total investment of around Rs 11,000 crore.
For more information, visit at https://happenrecently.com/zepto/?amp=1