L&T inks pact with Maharashtra Govt for Nagpur Smart City Project


L&T Construction’s Smart World & Communications Business Unit announced the signing of the formal contract with the Department of Information & Technology, Maharashtra Government, under which Nagpur will be converted into the country’s first large-scale integrated Smart City.

The scope of work will cover laying of 1200 km of optical fiber network backbone, creating 136 city wi-fi hotspots at key locations, establishing 100 digital interactive kiosks and developing city surveillance systems with 3800 IP based cameras.

Further, as an avant-garde endeavor, the city has identified a strip of approximately six km (from Japanese Garden Square to Orange City Hospital Square) to be developed as a ‘Smart Strip’ with smart ICT interventions & IOT solutions like smart lighting, smart transport, smart parking, smart bins, etc.

“We are proud for having bagged this order which is a significant step forward towards achieving the smart city mission,” said S.N Subrahmanyan, Deputy Managing Director& President, Larsen & Toubro Limited.

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