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Schneider Electric to make India's first integrated green field smart city project in Raipur.

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Schneider Electric India – the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced that it has signed a contract with Naya Raipur Development Authority (NRDA) for the development of the first green field integrated smart city of Naya Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh. The integrated project will be executed by Schneider Electric along with consortium partner, IL&FS Technologies Limited. The contract was signed between Schneider Electric India, IL&FS Technologies Limited and Naya Raipur Development Authority in the presence of all three parties.

Expressing his satisfaction at the commencement of the project, Mr. Rajat Kumar, IAS, Chief Executive Officer, Naya Raipur Development Authority said, "It is a happy moment for us today as the Naya Raipur Smart City project takes off with the consortium and our partners. This is a unique project, one whose organic growth we shall pursue aggressively. The project shall be spread across verticals and integrate these diversified segments and I look to our dynamic team to make this real in a short span of time."

Schneider Electric will be responsible for executing the entire gamut of integrated Command & Control Center and its overall integration covering transportation, surveillance, citizen applications, end-to-end Smart Grid solutions, end-to-end Water Management system and integrated Building Management System. This transformation shall be supported by connected products of more than 100,000 IO points, edge control, applications, advance analytics, and services. This state of art architecture by Schneider Electric is open, scalable and interoperable. IL&FS Technologies limited has offered the citizen-centric services component (E-Governance) and transportation as part of the smart city project.

NRDA is aiming for Naya Raipur to be the first integrated city and aims to develop four pillars of Smart city across, institutional (including Governance/Legal Framework), physical, social and economic infrastructure. Thorough this it aims to deliver critical services like24 x 7 supply of quality water, metering of water connections, complete automatic generation of utility bills by application system, enhanced city security & safety, citizen based mobile apps & city portals including increased situational awareness to achieve a high level of operational readiness and substantial increase in the efficiency of operators and management.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Prakash Chandraker, Managing Director and Vice President, Schneider Electric Infrastructure Limited, said, "We are delighted to be a key partner in delivering a world class integrated city with a focus on the safety, reliability, efficiency, sustainability and connectivity of citizens. We shall leverage advancements in IoT, mobility, sensing, analytics, and cybersecurity technologies to make Naya Raipur a true smart city."

It is also planned to set up a centralised Command and Control Center (CCC) which will be the central hub for city management. The CCC will help in managing the city operations and emergency response. Citizen services will give digital platform to citizens to interact with Administration, knowledge management for NRDA Staff, improving overall efficiency of NRDA operations. Smart cities are about a city's subsystems working together as an integrated value chain under different conditions. Smart city solutions help to create a smart ecosystem in the city to improve the quality of life of citizens and attract more investments for economic activities.



Sustainable Building | News published on 24 / 04 / 2017 by Rashmi Nargundkar

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Ranjan Malhotra

NRDA is aiming for Naya Raipur to be the first integrated city and aims to develop four pillars of Smart city across - Schneider electric, institutional (including Governance/Legal Framework), physical, social and economic infrastructure by Schneider Electric.
Posted on 24 / 04 / 2017 | Schneider electric

Ranjan Malhotra

As a global specialist in gobbal energy management and automation with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offer integrated energy solutions across multiple country. Keep it up Schneider Electric.
Posted on 24 / 04 / 2017 | Schneider electric

Neha Goyal

Schneider electric is the one of the best energy management companies in the world. I am very happy to read this news. And appriciate the Schneider electric team for important contribution to making India green and clean.
Posted on 24 / 04 / 2017 | Elco India


Schneider Electric perform better in India as compare to Japan and Thailand. It is the great achievement from Schneider Electric in India
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Rakesh Kumar

My best wishes to Schneider Electric for grabbing this smart city project in Naya Raipur. This will India's first smart city with electricity & power digitization. I great admirer of Schneider Electric for his power monitoring equipment for saving energy.
Posted on 24 / 04 / 2017 | Rakesh Kumar

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