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 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 PROPOSAL FOR INDORE
The total length of the existing distribution network in the ABD Project Area is around 76.53 km.
Road development, intersection improvements to ensure safety through use of street guidelines.
Indore is home to 51 public health institutions and has a number of private hospitals.
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.
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:
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.