In ranking of the smart city once again Nagpur smart and sustainable city development corporation limited has retained its position. On Friday the ranking of smart cities in the country was declared by the ministry of housing and urban affairs. After the strong and healthy competition for four months, Nagpur Smart city obtained this position. With 364.47 points Nagpur topped in the chart while Ahmedabad was second with 362.34 points. With 2.13 points Nagpur was forward from Ahemdabad. Nagpur was adjudged the first position in the month of April after superseding Ahmedabad in the ranking chart. Every Friday, the MOHUA declared the ranking of all 100 cities on the basis of their performance. Under Smart City Mission Nagpur is implementing 21 projects.
It includes TenderSURE project and Home Sweet Home Project, Construction of 51kms road in Area Based Development. 3600 cameras have been installed under Nagpur safe and smart city project. These cameras are very helpful for Nagpur Police for controlling the city’s activity. The CCTVS are also useful in disaster management. It may be mentioned that Nagpur Smart City has been proposed on 1730 acres land in Pardi, Bharatwada and Punapur area in East Nagpur. Funding for this project is done by the Central and State Government. Rs.3322 is the total cost of projects under the smart city mission. East Nagpur MLA Krishna Khopde, Standing Committee Chairman Pradeep Pohane and all local corporators are extending support in the project.