Maharashtra government has appointed Larsen & Toubro (L&T) as the implementation partner to make Nagpur India’s first large-scale integrated smart city. The government has already handed the letter of Intent.
The Maharashtra government has adopted an independent model for all the ten cities listed to be developed as smart cities. All the ten cities selected under the program are Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Amravati, Solapur, Nashik, Aurangabad, Kalyan-Dombivali, Thane, Pimpri-Chinchwad.
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has already rolled out the project with specifications and a timeline for Nagpur, which also happens to be his hometown. The state government has also decided to develop Nagpur, which is logistically significant being located in the centre point of India, complete with five hubs from textile centres to defence sectors