Smart City proposal to focus on riverfront, solar energy

PATNA: The final proposal of Patna for smart city contest will focus on river-front development, improvement of amenities around the railway stations and installation of solar panels on government buildings.

This was decided at a meeting chaired by Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) commissioner Abhishek Singh on Wednesday. At least 20 government buildings, including the Maurya Lok which houses the PMC office, have been identified for installation of solar panels to facilitate use of solar energy by them.

"We are also chalking out a plan to develop the area in and around Patna Junction and other railway stations in the city," he said.

The proposal will be released in the public domain by February 10 and finalised by March 25. Between March 25 and 31, it will be sent to the Centre, which is to select the winners after evaluating their proposals.


Source :

Smart Grid Bulletin February 2019

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