Das asks officials to commence work on smart city project

Ranchi, Jul 31: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das said that such roads should be built in the state which would be even remembered been after several years.


Reviewing the progress for development of Ranchi Smart City Project  at the project building here he said that keeping in mind the geographical condition and eco system of Ranchi the development of Smart City should be done. He suggested that there should be more open spaces and landscaping should be done as per the nature. He also directed that under ground cabling should be done alongwith other facilities.


The Chief Minister said that a different style of construction should be adopted for construction of educational institutions, schools, hospitals, parks and residential complex. He said that people coming to the city should feel that they are in a naturally beautiful city and even the people should feel that live in a city which has high level of facilities of the people. He directed to commence the work soon on the project.


Principal Secretary of Urban Development Department Arun Kumar Singh said that the smart city would be build on 656 acres of land in which 20 per cent land would be allocated for construction of educational institutions and skill development institutions. 13 pc area would be for residential premises, 10 pc commercial purpouses and there would be a separate cycle track. Solar power would also be used in the smart city.


He said that in 122 spots in Ranchi cycle stations would be formed and at every 300 meters cycle stations would be formed. In the first phase 1264 cycles would be available which would be attached with JPS. These would be beneficial for students and working people and also help to reduce pollution. Mr Singh said.


Urban Development Minister C P Singh, Chief Secretary Rajbala Verma, Development Commissioner Amit Khare and secretaries of various other departments were also present on the occasion.


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