Kandla smart city proposal to be presented on May 11
AHMEDABAD: It’s just not mega cities that are looking towards a transformation-of being smart city -but even port towns will have this privilege. The union government had already announced development of 12 major port towns. But Kandla port form Gujarat will be one of the first to put forth its smart city plan. A presentation on Kandla’s smart city will be made on May 11 in New Delhi.
The smart city plan will be executed by the Kandla Port Trust over 900 hectare. It will even extend to the neighboring Gandhidham town. The KPT has appointed Tata Consultancy to prepare a report on the smart city plan.
The projects will be implemented by a special purpose vehicle and most projects will be executed through PPP mode. His is to introduce paid civic services. The KPT will handle construction of roads that connect public areas, while while internal roads and other civic infrastructure facilities will be constructed by developers.