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News » International » Larsen & Toubro signs contract for India’s first smart city » published 21 Oct 2016

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).

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