Naya Raipur awarded ‘Best Smart City Initiative’ Award at 4th Smart Cities India Expo, New Delhi

Organized jointly by India Trade Promotion Organization, NASSCOM’s Center of Excellence for the Internet of Things (CoE-IoT), and Exhibition India Group, the 4th Smart Cities India 2018 expo received over 300 exhibitors from India and outside India

Naya Raipur has been awarded ‘Best Smart City Initiative’ Award for its innovative Smart City Project at the 4th Smart Cities India 2018 Expo, New Delhi.

Organized jointly by India Trade Promotion Organization, NASSCOM’s Center of Excellence for the Internet of Things (CoE-IoT), and Exhibition India Group, the 4th Smart Cities India 2018 expo received over 300 exhibitors from India and outside India.

Innovative products and services for smart cities were displayed in the expo. The three day expo at Pragati Maidan was inaugurated by Shri CR Chaudhary Union Minister of State for Commerce & Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, and Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare.

Naya Raipur was awarded with the ‘Best Smart City Initiative’ award for its innovative Smart City project. The integrated Greenfield Smart City was appreciated especially for its control and command center.

The innovative smart city initiative includes components like highly efficient land and urban planning, green buildings & walkways, water body conservation, inclusive city development, transit oriented development, GIS mapping of all utilities, implementation of SCADA system, Smart Governance, City Surveillance, Integrated Transport Management System and Integrated Command and Control Centre (CCC).

The city will be monitored 24*7*365, through integrated Command and control in major aspects of surveillance, ITMS, water & electrical SCADA, Street lighting etc. At present the various processes like land purchase request, report a complaint, apply for No Objection Certificate etc. are manual. However when the system is implemented all these processes will be provided on a click to citizen.

A delegation from NRDA comprising of Executive Engineers Mr. Yashevant Shiledar and Mr. Anil Srivastava received the award on behalf of Naya Raipur Development Authority. Notably, Naya Raipur has won several awards since its inception.

The ambitious project of the State Government has received appreciation from several smart city communities, and has become a major investment destination in Chhattisgarh. A few awards bagged by Naya Raipur may be noted as follows: 1) New Township Development Award during the year 2014-15 By Housing & Urban Development Corporation Ltd. 2) Excellence in built Environment Award by Indian Building Congress for the Year 2014-15. 3) Smart Urban Development Initiative, National Award for Excellence in Smart Cities.

4) Asia Smart Cities Award for Smart Street Lighting for Smart Street Lighting Solution, Singapore 2017. 5) 12th Greentech Environment Award 2011 for the Secretariat Building. 6) National Award for Excellence in Smart Cities & Smart Urban Development Initiative NRDA 2017. 7) IBC Award for Excellence 2014-15 for Paryawas Bhavan (Composite office Building) Sector-19 & Composite office Building for NRDA, Naya Raipur. 8) Smart City Summit Award, Gurugram 2018.

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