Nagpur Smart and Sustainable City Development Corporation Limited (NSSCDCL) has once again regained its top position in the ranking of Smart Cities. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has declared the ranking of Smart cities in the country on Friday. Nagpur Smart City obtained this position after strong and healthy competition over four months.
Nagpur with 364.47 points topped the chart while Ahmedabad adjudged second with 362.34 points only. Nagpur has 2.13 points more than Ahmedabad.
Nagpur was adjudged the first position in the month of April after superseding Ahmedabad in the ranking chart. Every Friday, the MOHUA declared the ranking of all 100 mission cities on the basis of their performance.
Nagpur is implementing 21 projects under Smart City Mission. It is working on the TenderSURE project and the Home Sweet Home project. The construction of 51 km roads in the Area Based Development (ABD) area is underway. Under the Nagpur Safe and Smart City Project, the NSSCDCL has installed over 3600 cameras at various locations. These CCTVS are helpful to Nagpur police for controlling crime, red-light violations and others. These CCTVS are also useful in disaster management.
It may be mentioned that Nagpur Smart City has been proposed on 1730 acres land in Pardi, Bharatwada and Punapur area in East Nagpur. The Central and State Governments are funding for the projects. The total cost of projects under the Smart City’s mission is Rs 3322 crore.
East Nagpur MLA Krishna Khopde, Standing Committee Chairman Pradeep Pohane, and all local corporators are extending support in the project.
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