Larsen Toubro Pune Smart City Project
Larsen & Toubro, the construction and engineering giant, has bagged yet another smart city project as part of the government's Smart City Mission by being identified as the Implementation Partner to convert Pune into a Smart City. The Letter of Intent was handed over by the Municipal Commissioner of Pune, Mr. Kunal Kumar to representatives of L&T Construction's Smart World & Communication Business Unit, which will be executing the project.

The scope of work includes enabling Wi-Fi at around 200 strategic locations across Pune, establishing Emergency Call Boxes and Public Address Systems, Environmental Sensors, Variable Messaging Displays, Network Connectivity and Video analytics Integration. The project intends to set up a state-of-the-art Smart City Operation Centre (SCOC) to integrate all its services and applications on a single platform. The project includes a revenue monetization model, country's first in smart cities domain.

"After having set up the country's largest surveillance project in Mumbai involving 5,000+ cameras across 1,500 locations and in the process of developing Nagpur into India's first large-scale integrated smart city, we consider this mandate to make Pune smart as a reaffirmation of our capabilities in the area of creating a smart world," said Mr. S.N. Subrahmanyan, Deputy Managing Director & President, L&T.

Mr. Kunal Kumar, Commissioner, Pune Municipal Corporation, said, "To provide an aspirational quality of life to citizens, Pune Smart City SPV is launching multiple projects. All the smart elements will be connected to one of the most advanced Smart City Operations Centre. This will be a role model for the rest of the country to follow, in line with the best-in class examples in the world. To implement these solutions, Pune Smart City SPV after a rigorous selection process has selected L&T, an established leader in construction and building smart city Infrastructure."