Sterlite Bags Jaipur Smart City Project


Sterlite Technologies has bagged the contract to develop Jaipur as a Smart City. The project, slated for completion within six months from the date of the contract, is under implementation. Sterlite aims for time-bound development activities based on scientific and hi-tech strategies.

Under the contract Sterlite along with the city authorities would set up citizen services kiosk with environmental sensors and Interactive Information Kiosks which can be accessed by the people to know more about their city. The environmental sensors will also enable real-time environmental data analysis for citizens’ benefit. The central command centre, which is the nerve centre of a smart city, will enable secure smart city infrastructure management by aiding real-time decision-making by the authorities.

Besides, the project would also offer Wi-Fi network extension, video surveillance for public safety and security at key locations, enabling remote expert government services, and provisioning of bandwidth to the citizens. Additionally, Sterlite will integrate the newly deployed network with the existing one, be responsible for operations & maintenance, revenue monetisation of network, and provide facility management services for three years.

“We are happy to partner the government in providing the citizens of Jaipur a richer living experience through the use of smart technologies. We are committed to creating a Smart Pink City by setting up a robust, secure & smart network architecture based on the requirements. With this deployment, Jaipur will start its transformation to a smart heritage tourist destination,” said K S Rao, Chief Operating Officer, Sterlite Technologies

Jaipur, popularly known ass the Pink City, was selected among the first 20 cities to be developed as smart cities under the Smart City Mission of Ministry of Urban Development launched in 2015.

Gyana Ranjan Swain

Gyana Swain has been tracking the technology industry for over 15 years. A business journalist turned entrepreneur, he has founded two news portals- TeleAnalysis and M2MCafe.

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