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Indore is one of the cities that were selected in the first top 20 Smart cities.


Retrofitting will introduce planning in an existing built-up area to achieve Smart City objectives, along with other objectives, to make the existing area more efficient and livable. In retrofitting, an area consisting of more than 500 acres will be identified by the city in consultation with citizens.


Redevelopment will affect a replacement of the existing built-up environment and enable co-creation of a new layout with enhanced infrastructure using mixed land use and increased density. Redevelopment envisages an area of more than 50 acres, identified by Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) in consultation with citizens.

Pan city

Pan-city development envisages application of selected Smart Solutions to the existing city-wide infrastructure. Application of Smart Solutions will involve the use of technology, information and data to make infrastructure and services better. The pan city solutions are covering 276 sq.km. having population 25 lacs.


Geographical Information System

GIS is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all smart city projects on map. 

Indore, the premier city of Madhya Pradesh and the district headquarter



Smart City Indore

About Smart City

Smart Cities Mission is an effort by the Government of India to drive India into the age of advancement through economic growth. This advancement rests on the shoulders of India’s cities, which are the engines of economic growth, contributing 63% of India’s GDP, even though only 31% of the population resides in these urban areas.


  • Promoting mixed land use in area based developments–planning for ‘unplanned areas’ containing a range of compatible activities and land uses close to one another in order to make land use more efficient. The States will enable some flexibility in land use and building bye-laws to adapt to change.
  • Housing and inclusiveness – expand housing opportunities for all.
  • Creating walkable localities –reduce congestion, air pollution and resource depletion, boost local economy, promote interactions and ensure security. The road network is created or refurbished not only for vehicles and public transport, but also for pedestrians and cyclists, and necessary administrative services are offered within walking or cycling distance.
  • Preserving and developing open spaces – parks, playgrounds, and recreational spaces in order to enhance the quality of life of citizens, reduce the urban heat effects in Areas and generally promote eco-balance.

Proposed Projects

ABD proposal titled “Rajwada Rejuvenation”, combines retrofitting with redevelopment to improve the core of the city. The components of ABD proposal which include all essential features among other additional features, which are:

  • Transport and walkability: Road development, intersection improvements to ensure walkability and safety through use of street design guidelines for TOD, no-vehicle zone with smart parking & battery operated e-rickshaw, real-time air quality monitoring & Intelligent Transport System (ITS – integration with pan-city proposal).
  • Redevelopment of public land: Compact-high-density-mixed-use, walkable community with slum-housing, affordable housing, shared public open spaces (both neighborhood & sector level), shared parking, 85% built-up to be green buildings, rooftop solar power plants generating 25% of energy demand, rainwater harvesting & its re-use.

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Smart City Challenge: Indore

Smart cities ‘Challenge’ or competition is the method to select cities for funding and using a strategy of area-based development. Indore has carried one of the widest citizen’s engagement programme for shaping of vision, goals & strategies, selection & planning of ABD & Pan-city proposal. The exercise was extensive both in terms of participation as well as diversity of mediums used. The extent of citizens involved more than 25% of the city population (with 591965 interactions through all mediums). And Indore having historical background starting from the 1800’s is a challenge accepted by the city to make its identity stronger and enhance its associational values.

Indore has been successful in the competition for implementation of smart solutions in the first phase on the basis of its Smart city proposal (SCP). This SCP consisted of an AREA- BASED DEVELOPMENT (ABD) as well PAN-City solution. The Proposal was scored based on the quality of city-level criteria like vision and goals, strategic plan etc. and the quality of proposals for ABD as well as PAN-city solution.