Gandhinagar Smart City
About GSCDL (Gandhinagar Smart City Development Limited)
The Government of India launched the Smart Cities Mission on 25th June, 2015 with an objective to promote sustainable and inclusive cities that provide core infrastructure and give a decent quality of life to its citizens, a clean and sustainable environment and application of ‘Smart’ Solutions. Gandhinagar secured 9th rank among 30 new cities announced on 23rd June, 2017 by Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) for development as smart cities under the Smart City Mission. The implementation of the Mission at the City level is being done by a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) created for the purpose. The SPV plans, appraises, approves, releases funds, implements, manages, operates, monitors and evaluates the Smart City development projects. A Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), Gandhinagar Smart City Development Limited (GSCDL), is formed for Gandhinagar city to incorporate Smart Solutions.
Gandhinagar Smart City proposal consisted of two components – (i) Area Based Development & (ii) Pan City Solution. As a part of Area based development projects, major ABD projects include storm water drainage in sectors of Gandhinagar, community toilet, underpass at G-4 & GH-4, Smart road, Four Laning, revamping of Anganwadi centers, amusement parks, open spaces, skill development center, etc. The pan city solution includes intelligent traffic integrated transport management, smart water and waste management, real-time environment monitoring, CCTV surveillance, Wi-Fi services across city and online service delivery to improve public service delivery and digital inclusion.