What is India Smart City Project?

Smart Cities Mission is an urban renewal and retrofitting program by the Government of India with a mission to develop 100 cities all over the country making them citizen friendly and sustainable. The Union Ministry of Urban Development is responsible for implementing the mission in collaboration with the state governments of the respective cities.

Objective of the Mission:

In the approach of the Smart Cities Mission, the objective is to promote cities that provide core infrastructure and give a decent quality of life to its citizens, a clean and sustainable environment and application of ‘Smart’ Solutions. The focus is on sustainable and inclusive development and the idea is to look at compact areas, create a replicable model which will act like a light house to other aspiring cities.

Ciborne Smartcity Solutions

Role of geospatial Technology across Smart city Lifecycle:

Planning: Master Plan Creation, Site Selection and Land Valuation, Alignment Planning, Landscape Planning, Facility Planning, Environment Impact assessment Design: Constructible Model, BIM, Green Building, Network Design, As Build,  Build: Construction, efficiency, productivity, accuracy, scheduling, cost management, Project management Operate: Performance tracking, Facility management, Asset Management, Manage & Analyze Sustain: Predictive planning  Geospatial workflow vis-à-vis Smart City Lifecycle

Integrated Command and Control Centre and Smart Elements

The ICT project modules of Smart City are grouped into one package called “Integrated Command and Control Centre and Smart Elements”.  The use cases of various departments proposed for integration at ICCC are as follows:

Solid Waste Management Show position of Fleet on the city map
Display type of fleet vehicle
Show status of Garbage collection by ward
Receive and Display the  location coordinates of attendance system
Biometric Attendance Monitoring at ICCC
Public Transport Show position of Buses on the bus route
Display the bus schedule at the Variable Message Signboards
Traffic and Police Show location of  traffic lights
Receive and Display Surveillance Feed
Electricity / Power Identify location of Energy Assets
Show the Energy Network on GIS map
Identify status of Energy Assets (Sub-stations, Transmission network etc)
Display heatmap of high energy usage areas
Forecast Demand
Gardens Identify Location of Parks/Gardens
Display amenities at the Parks/Gardens
Housing & Slums Display details of the Housings and Slums
Smart Parking Identify location and number of Parking Slots
Show availabiltiy status of Parking Slots
Property Taxes (SMC-Revenue) Show the Properties on GIS map
Display heatmap of tax collections by each ward
E-Governance Show Population by each ward
Show location of Shivamogga One centres
Show status of Greviences by Ward
Show location of Public Works
Disaster Management Identify Disaster Impact Area on map
Respond to Disaster Situation
Emergency Management Identify Location of Fire Hydrants
Show position of Fleet on the city map
Display type of fleet vehicle
Respond to Emergency Situation
Water Identify location of Water Assets
Show the Water Network on GIS map
Identify status of Water Assets (Overhead Tanks, Pumps etc)
Display heatmap of high water usage areas
Identification of Non-Revenue water