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Smart city Dharamshala to have 228 CCTV cameras

Statesman News Service | Shimla |

Chief Minister, Jai Ram Thakur said that Rs 2,100 crore smart city project for Dharamshala would not only give a facelift to the town but also provide world standard basic amenities to the residents as well as tourists.

Reviewing the progress of smart city project of Dharamshala, he said that augmentation and automation at source and plant for water supply schemes had been completed by spending Rs 29.73 crore.

He said that work was in progress regarding e-nagarpalika under which the masses would be provided digitalised public services.

The CM said that the executors of the project should work with better co-ordination and co-operation to achieve the desired results. He said that the executing agencies should work with stipulated targets so that the goals could be achieved and next targets were fixed accordingly.

Thakur said that the Smart City would have 228 CCTV cameras, environmental sensors at four locations and Public Addressing systems at 10 locations.

Thakur said that smart roads and Place making, including smart street lights, utility ducts and footpath would be developed under the project. He said that feasibility report of sample stretch of three kilometres road has been prepared.

He said that smart kiosks would be installed at 33 places and integrated online parking management system would be provided at 22 locations to facilitate the people. He said that passengers information system would be provided at bus stand shelters on 78 locations.

Urban Development Minister Sarveen Chaudhary said that the project was slated to be completed by 20 September, 2020. She said that state government would provide all possible help for the time-bound completion of this mega project.