A five-year action plan is on the anvil as a part of the Smart City project spending Rs. 1,602 crore and the government has released Rs. 349 crore, Municipal Commissioner M. Hari Narayanan has said.
Of the total outlay, the State and Central Governments will foot Rs. 500 crore each and the remaining would be mobilised through other sources, Mr. Harinarayanan said after hoisting the tricolour on Republic Day at the GVMC.
Continuous water supply, underground drainage, complete streets, development of green spaces, underground cabling, measures to prevent beach erosion and development of the beach front were among the smart city proposals.
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