NDMC's smart city projects to be completed before the 2020 deadline
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Sources from New Delhi have stated that the civic body's chairman Naresh Kumar has said that the NDMC's smart city projects will be completed before the 2020 deadline with most of the work getting into implementation mode by this October, had given this assurance during a meeting convened yesterday by Housing and Urban Affairs Secretary Durga Shanker Mishra to review the implementation of the New Delhi Municipal Council's (NDMC) Smart City Plan.
Meanwhile when stressing that the NDMC has set up solar panels with 3.30 MW of power generation capacity on building roofs, Mr. Kumar suggested the ministry to consider allowing it to install solar panels on central government office buildings either for free or nominal charge and further during the meeting, timelines for various projects under the Centre's Smart City Mission for the NDMC were fixed.
It was stated that according to an official release of the Rs. 1,800 crore Smart City Plan of the civic body, work on a range of major projects will begin in phases by October this year for which tendering is in progress.