Smart City Officers Delegation from Madhya Pradesh Visit Pune to Study Smart City Projects
The Delegation praises the work under Pune Smart City and looks forward to implementing in their respective cities
Pune: A delegation of 10 officers from Smart Cities of Madhya Pradesh visited Pune on a special tour of Pune Smart City projects. The delegation constituted of 10 key officials who have worked on various development projects in Madhya Pradesh. PSCDCL representatives welcomed the team and gave them a detailed presentation during their study visit of Smart City Projects.
The delegation included officers from four smart cities under Smart City Mission in Madhya Pradesh namely Ujjain, Jabalpur, Satna, and Sagar.
As part of the Integrated Orientation Program for Urban Mission, they visited Pune to gain inputs in different areas of Public Administration and Smart City management, including the use of information technology and financial management. The participant officers with considerable experience of working in their respective Smart Cities were given the task of visiting Pune due to its successful and innovative projects.
The officers had an interaction during knowledge sharing sessions with PSCDCL officials of respective projects during the visit to Smart City Operations Centre (SCOC) on Sinhagad Road, where they were shown Digital Experience Centre of Pune Smart City and SCADA LED Street Lighting project. During the daylong visit, the officer participants also made site visits to learn about the development works done and undertaken by Pune Smart City Development Corporation Ltd., (PSCDCL).
The officers’ team visited Pune Smart City’s projects including Lighthouse, Smart Street Redesign, Smart Placemaking sites, and Smart Command and Control Centre which was recently awarded by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. PSCDCL officials gave detailed presentations to the team regarding status and progress of ongoing Area Based Development projects in Aundh-Baner-Balewadi (ABB) area and Pan City projects under Smart City Mission.
Dr. Rajendra Jagtap, CEO, PSCDCL was quoted saying “PSCDCL facilitates completion of various Smart City Projects by engaging with various Govt. agencies internally and externally. We are very proud to showcase few of our marquee projects that have gained national recognition and extensive support from citizen for all the projects.”
Chandramani Dwivedi, an officer delegate said, “We are honored to visit such nationally recognized initiatives and learn from Pune Smart City representatives and experts about Command and Control and Data integration that is used for benefit of citizens.
About Pune Smart City…
Pune holds an important place for both Maharashtra and India and has ranked second in the Smart Cities competition organized by the Government of India. Free Pune Wi-Fi, Smart Public Bicycle Sharing, Smart Placemaking, Smart Street Redesign, SCOC and Smart Elements, Lighthouse and Citizens Engagement- these are few of the successfully implemented projects of Pune Smart City. Pune Smart City is performing a pioneering role by being a mentor and trainer to other Smart Cities in the SPV to SPV Coaching Program initiated by the Govt. of India. Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh), Faridabad (Haryana), Madurai, Salem, Tiruchirapalli, Tiruppur, Vellore, Erode (all from Tamil Nadu) and Varanasi have followed suite in replication of Pune Smart City model.
Last modified: Wednesday January 30th, 2019