NEW DELHI, INDIA (Smart Cities News): Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MOHUA) is working with complete dedication in smart city projects and speed up with the essential works such as providing excellent and proper facilities to the people, keeping the cities clean, preserving nature. Along with this, making new rules and projects for the development of states and UTs, their implementation is also being done in the given period. MOHUA Minister himself review all plans.
As a result, Madhya Pradesh (MP) has done great work in Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s dream project “Smart City”. The project has been completed for six years. Besides Bhopal and Indore of the State, work is the target in other cities where the smart city project has been approved. However, in the India Smart Awards Contest 2020, announced by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MOHUA), the government of India, overall Indore, got first place, five smart cities of the state having 11 awards, and Madhya Pradesh got second place in the states category project award.
Built Environment Theme:
Indore tweaks at the first position for 56 shop projects. Sanitation Theme – Indore got the first position in the Municipal Waste Management System theme.
Indore was at the top position for Conservation of Built Heritage in Culture Theme, and Gwalior got third place for Digital Museum. Economy theme Indore got the first position in the carbon credit financing mechanism. Bhopal got the first position for Clean Energy along with Chennai.
Innovative City Award:
Indore tweaks at the first position and makes Carbon Credit Financing Mechanism (CCFM) in the Innovation Idea Award theme.
Smart City award:
Indore grabs the first position, and Jabalpur holds the third position in round one cities. Sagar tweaks at second position in Round 3 Cities.
567 projects worth Rs. 6566.70 crores
Under the Smart City Mission, 567 projects worth Rs. 6566.70 crore have been made in 7 smart cities. Out of these, 273 projects worth Rs 1577 crores have been completed. The deadline for the completion of the remaining project has been fixed. Seventy-five projects worth Rs. 939 crores in Bhopal, 161 projects in Indore worth Rs. 942 crores, 99 projects in Jabalpur worth Rs. 940 crores in both Gwalior and Sagar worth Rs 926 crores in Ujjain worth Rs. 964 crores and 54 projects worth Rs. 914 crores in Satna are in progress.
The housing compounding limit has been increased from 10 to 30 percent. It will remove the difficulties of the building owners as well as increase the income of the corporation.