It is really a proud moment for Nagpurians as recently the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) Â selectedâ€™ Nagpur Safe and Smart City Projectâ€™ of Nagpur Smart and Sustainable City Development Corporation Limited (NSSCDCL) for the award in the category ofâ€˜Best Smart Safe City Projectâ€™.
As per information, the Nagpur Safe and Smart City Project was implemented through convergence with Director of Information Technology, Government of Maharashtra. During this project NSSCDCL has laid around 1050 kms of optical cable network to ensure better connectivity and installed 3500CCTVs at 671 junctions across the city. Free WiFi Hot Spots are available at 141 locations with 877 access points.
The City Operation Centre is situated at administrative building of Nagpur Municipal Corporation while City Commandand Control Centre is under constructions. Nagpur Smart city has also replaced 1, 36,000 streetlights with LED smart lights all over the city. The Smart City has also installed 10 environment sensors to monitor the pollution level and GPS installed at 227 buses to give real time update to the commuters.The77 bus stops are working as smart bus stops for the benefit of the passengers. The Smart City has 10 smart junctions for easy flow of traffic at smart strip of 5.6 kms between Japanese garden to Khamla road. This project is also helpful for police to detect and control the crime in the city.