Smart City Faridabad not delivering

the Govt should come up with a new project "Livable Cities" and scrap Smart Cities.

More than three years after Faridabad was selected under the Smart City Mission, only three projects of the total of 46 have been implemented in the city. These include construction of 10 smart toilets, transplantation of trees and construction of an open-air gymnasium in Sector 21B.

After being excluded from the first list of smart cities in 2015, Faridabad made the cut as part of a “fast track” selection process in May the following year along with 12 other cities after the municipal corporation submitted a smart city proposal to the ministry of urban development. It proposed development projects worth Rs 2,600 crore, including a revamp of city’s transport system, smart power meters, solar power and WiFi-enabled public spaces to name a few.

The two flagship projects – a dedicated city-bus service and rejuvenation of Badkal Lake and surrounding areas – included in the smart city proposal have not been implemented, though detailed project reports (DPRs) for the same have been approved. Also, of the total 46 projects proposed, just 17 are in the execution stage, according to data provided by Faridabad Smart City Limited (FSCL).

Of the Rs 400 crore released for the implementation of projects under the scheme, the FSCL — a special purpose vehicle (SPV) constituted for the purpose — has utilised only Rs 62 crore. Another Rs 4 crore has been spent on administrative and other expenses, according to an RTI response by the FSCL in February. more  

Very apt commentary on state of affairs and the supporting data. I in particular like the suggestion to rename the project as "Livable City" rather SMART. I am also awaiting for more than decade for Faridabad to have a proper drainage /sewer system. I am wondering how can we drive or get attention by the authorities to drive execution of projects approved under SMART. more  
There is nothing like smart in Faridabad. If someone claims it to be, then ask him to travel via bypasd road without mask. Admin Can not find a way to dispose solid waste, can not stop encroachment on the roads. Can not stop illegal/open meat shops. It is a curse to be vegetarian now a days. Cows are eating plastic waste, green belts have been occupied by vote banks. No hope from Administration. more  
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