- Published: 17 August 2019
Works on Pasighat Smart City in Arunachal Pradesh is getting momentum with the detailed project report (DPRs) of the projects under the mission is under preparation.
Pasighat, the centurion town in East Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh was included in the third smart cities list by the Centre in June 23, 2017 and the statement and guidelines have been framed for Smart City Mission.
The Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) namely, Pasighat Smart City Development Corporation Ltd has been constituted and incorporated under Companies Act 2013, which hired the Project Management Consultant (PMC) and who are preparing the DPRs,” official sources informed here on Friday.
Once the DPRs are being examined and approved by the state-level High Powered Steering Committee (HPSC), all the projects would be tendered for implementation, the sources added.
Pasighat along with Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh have been included in the Smart City lists of the Centre along with other states of North East.
State Urban Development Minister Kamlung Mossang during the Budget session of the assembly in June this year, informed that the PMC had prepared the DPRs for seven projects worth Rs 240.343 crore and the SPV Pasighat had inked the contract agreement with Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) on March 7 this year for development of Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC) for Pasighat Smart city at a total cost of Rs 81.89 crore.
“The BEL has already tendered the projects under the ICCC,” Mossang had informed the assembly.
The minister had informed that the Centre had already released an amount of 60 crore out of which an amount of Rs 50 crore was for project fund and the remaining Rs 10 crore was for administrative and other expenses.
Quelle/Source: The Sentinel Assam, 10.08.2019