Larsen & Toubro signs contract for India’s first smart city
Larsen & Toubro’s L&T Construction business has signed a contract with the Maharashtra government in India for the Nagpur Smart City project.
The contract with the Department of Information & Technology will see Nagpur converted into the country’s first major integrated ‘smart city’.
The scope of work will cover laying of 1,200km of optical fibres as the network backbone, creating 136 city wi-fi hotspots, establishing 100 digital interactive kiosks and developing city surveillance systems with 3,800 IP based cameras.
The city has also identified a strip of approximately 6km to be developed with additional solutions such as smart lighting, smart transport, smart parking and smart bins.
“We are proud for having bagged this prestigious order which is a significant step forward towards achieving the smart city mission,” said Larsen & Toubro deputy managing director and president SN Subrahmanyan.
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This article was published on 21 Oct 2016 (last updated on 21 Oct 2016).