On Monday, the Jaipur Smart Mission Limited (JSML) invited tenders worth approximately Rs 200 crore for it’s three major projects, thereby rendering an intense fillip to the smart city plan.
These projects encompass smart roads, smart classroom and smart solid waste centre. For constructing the 8.2 km smart road project in the walled city area, the JSML has solicited tenders after demarcating it in two categories.
A senior official closely involved with the developments said, “The road will be equipped with smart facilities such as smart lights, ducting system, bio-toilets, WiFi etc. Also, on the proposed smart road, only battery operated rickshaws will ply, while entry of other diesel and petrol rickshaws will be restricted on the route.”
“To carry out civil construction work on the smart road , the JSML has invited Rs 167 crore tenders , while for developing digital facilities on the road Rs 58 crore tenders have been invited,” said the official.
The state government had proposed to spend Rs 2,403 crore for Jaipur. Under area-based development, Rs 1,521 crore was proposed to be spent while Rs 819 crore was proposed for development of the city. The first installment of Rs 186 crore has already been released by the Centre.
To develop smart class room in the 10 state-run government schools, the JSML has also solicited tenders worth Rs 90 lakh. Out of 10 schools, five schools where these smart city will be developed falls in Jaipur Municipal Corporation (JMC) area.
Reportedly, JSML has appointed Epista, a Spanish company, a project management consultant (PMC) for the execution and implementation of the smart city project in Jaipur.
Rajasthan, especially Jaipur is sure attaching strings of development and construction to make every nook and corner of the city shine with brilliant urbanization plans and projects.