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Sh. Manoj Parida, Adviser to the Administrator UT Chandigarh, presiding over a review meeting regarding Smart City Projects at UT Secretariat

Sh. Manoj Parida, Adviser to the Administrator UT Chandigarh, presiding over a review meeting regarding Smart City Projects at UT Secretariat


Chandigarh, 6th August 2019: A meeting to review the status of projects under Smart City Mission Chandigarh was held under the Chairmanship of Sh. Manoj Kumar Parida, Advisor to the Administrator, U.T., Chandigarh in the presence of senior officers of Chandigarh Administration.  


Sh. K.K. Yadav, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh who is also CEO, Chandigarh Smart City Ltd. briefed the Chairman that tenders for projects work Rs. 111.00 Crore has been received by Chandigarh Smart City Ltd. which includes major projects like Public Bike Sharing, Legacy Waste Bio Mining at Daddumajra and E-governance services among other projects in the city.  


The Advisor directed that the tenders for these 9 projects must be finalized by the end of August, 2019.  CEO, CSCL further apprised that DPR’s / RFP’s of projects of worth more than Rs. 900.00 Crore has been approved or are under review by the Technical Committee.  The tenders for these works will be floated maximum by 31.08.2019.  The Advisor directed that the pilot project for 24x7 water supply in Manimajra should be re-worked at the earliest and tenders for the same must be finalized by 15.09.2019.  The major project which is coming up includes Up-gradation of 5 nos. Sewerage Treatment Plants and Construction of one new Sewerage Treatment Plant at Kishangarh with total cost of Rs. 550.00 Crore.


It was also apprised that the technical proposal for development of integrated Command and Control Centre in Sector-17, Chandigarh has been received from Bharat Electronics Ltd. with whom the Chandigarh Smart City Ltd. has signed the MOU which is under evaluation and soon will be brought to Board of Directors for its approval.  


The Advisor directed that the Police houses in Sector-17, Chandigarh which is designated site for ICCC Building should be vacated not later than 20th August, 2019 and Chandigarh Smart City Ltd. should immediately float the tenders for construction of building for housing the ICCC.  He also stressed that a single mobile application should be developed for all the services in the city and existing applications should be integrated with this app for the ease of citizens.  He directed that the work of Legacy Waste Bio Mining at Daddumajra should be started at the earliest, so as to give relief to the residents of Daddumajra from the foul smell and lechatte, oozing out from the garbage dump.  The Commissioner apprised that under the waste segregation scheme 3 nos. material recovery facilities and garbage transfer stations are being setup at Industrial Area, Phase-I, 3-BRD and Daddumajra, Chandigarh, so that the transport costs are reduced and the city is made bin free.


The other major projects coming up in the city are Smart Classrooms, Underground Utility Mapping, SCADA for recycled water and Monitoring of Individual Street Lights in Sector-17, 22, 35 and 43, Chandigarh.  The Advisor directed that Pet Bottle Crushing Machine should be setup at various locations including Bus Stands and Lake area where the foot fall is very high.  The CEO, CSCL apprised that the 20 Nos. Water ATM’s stations will be setup to provide clean, hygienic and cheap water to the residents and tourists and the project will setup on PPP Mode.


 The meeting ended with directions from the Advisor that all the departments should expedite the support required from them by Chandigarh Smart City Ltd. and further directed that Smart City works should not be delayed at any cost.  


The meeting was attended by Sh. Arun Kumar Gupta, Principal Secretary Home, Sh. A.K. Sinha, Secretary Finance, Sh. Om Bir Singh, IGP, U.T., Chandigarh, Sh. Sashank Anand, SSP Traffic, U.T., Chandigarh, Sh. Mukesh Anand, Chief Engineer-cum- Special Secretary, U.T., Chandigarh, Sh. Kapil Setia, Chief Architect, U.T, Chandigarh and other officials of Chandigarh Smart City Ltd.