Imphal, May 28 2017: Ministry of Urban Development has sanctioned Rs 107 crore for setting up Imphal Smart City project and plans have been made to appoint a Project Management Consultant.
It may be noted that Imphal city was among the 13 cities of the country selected in the second phase of the Smart City Mission by the Central Government.
According to a source, Imphal Smart City's Board of Directors held a meeting yesterday at around 11 in the morning at the office chamber of Chief Secretary O Nabakishore, who is also the Board's Chairperson.
It stated that the meeting discussed the possibility of appointing a Project Management Consultant at the earliest and added that the Chief Executive Officer of Imphal Municipal Corporation has been tasked with floating a tender within the next two to three days, for appointing the Project Management Consultant.
The Project Management Consultant will offer technical support to the company assigned with the Smart City project.
It may be noted that the Central Government and the State Government will each bear half of the total expenses of the Smart City project.
A number of cities have been listed under the Smart City project.
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