Jaipur, popularly known as the Pink City that draws lakhs of tourists monthly from across the country and abroad, is now all set to be developed into a World Class Smart City. The capital city of Rajasthan was positioned at third place when the first list of Smart Cities Mission was declared by the Ministry of Urban Development and Housing – now Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Elets News Network (ENN) explores the City’s ongoing development into a World Class Smart City.
For the implementation of the Smart City project, a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) was formed in March 2016 which was made the nodal agency to take up works proposed under the Smart City proposal.
The objective of Smart Cities Mission is to promote cities that provide infrastructure and give a decent quality of life to its citizens, and a clean and sustainable environment by application of smart solutions.
The focus of Jaipur Smart City Limited is on sustainable and inclusive development and the idea is to look at compact areas, create a replicable model which will act like a lighthouse to other aspiring cities.
The Smart Cities Mission can be replicated both within and outside the Smart City, catalysing the creation of similar Smart Cities in various parts of the country.
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