Tirupati to be a Smart City

 December 16 2015 at 8:58   246    Tirupati Smart City AP Tirupati Municipal Corporation Convergence

Tirupati to be a Smart City

Tirupati city is planning to be a Smart City soon. The Tirupati Municipal Corporation and LEA Associates have planned that the town still needs 2700 Crores within next five years to achieve the smart city goals. 

The estimation details regarding the smart city will be submitted to Central Government. Apart from this, the state and the central governments will share Rs.500 Crores each. The civic body has promised to raise 491 Crores through 'Convergence' program. 

1057 Crores will be got through public-private partnership (PPP). Initially the state Government will spend a sum of 81 Crores. Based on the new Smart city concept, the civic body has to make the city more efficient. 

Right now there are 20 major problems and they need to be uprooted. Right now the civic body is making strategies to make the city smart. The main problem is improving the drinking water supply. The town needs around 70 million litres of drinking water and right now only 57 million litres are available.

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