State

Additional projects for Kohima Smart City

Additional projects for Kohima Smart City
Correspondent KOHIMA, JUL 7 (NPN) | Publish Date: 7/7/2019 11:44:22 AM IST

In line with the projects being undertaken for the Kohima Smart City Mission, four more projects are currently being prepared for an estimated cost of Rs 162.61 crore. 

According to data made available by Kohima Smart City Development (KSCD) Ltd, the four projects under the DPR preparation stage are City Centre (Old Secretariat), Community Amenities (New Market), redevelopment of Kohima local ground and development of park (War Tank area). As per DPR, the City Centre project is meant for re-development of the Old Secretariat. The area will be fully developed with star hotels, malls, open air theatres, green parks, multi-level car parking facility, mini sports complex, digital library and many other things at an estimated project cost of Rs. 114.36 crore. Site development of Old Sectt. is already under progress at an estimated cost of Rs 4.51 crore.

Community Amenities project with parking facility and community hall at New Market is estimated to cost Rs.3.27 crore. This will include multi-level car parking (basement will have parking capacity of 14 Cars and ground floor will have space for 16 cars) and community hall for citizens with revenue generating potential for municipality through a revenue sharing mechanism.

Creating of walk-ables and redevelopment of the local ground is also in the DPR preparation stage. Under this, road connectivity to open southern gate of the local ground towards north gate in order to convert the area from Old NST to Razhü point as walk-able area and redevelopment of the ground, including parking, have been proposed and all these will cost Rs 40 crore. 

DPR is also being prepared for development of Park (War Tank area) for beautifying and developing the area with provisions for restaurants, parks and green eco-friendly recreational area at an estimated cost of Rs 4.98 crore. “To innovate the area and to create open space for promote indigenous art and culture, while an open competition will be organised to design around the WW-II tank heritage,” report stated. 

Though Kohima was selected under the smart city project in September 2016, implementation work began only in October 2018. 

According to KSCD Ltd chief executive officer Kovi Meyase, seven projects had been taken up in the past nine months. Altogether 63 projects should be taken up under the smart city project within a period of five years from the date of its declaration.

 

Launched on December 3,1990. Nagaland Post is the first and highest circulated newspaper of Nagaland state. Nagaland Post is also the first newspaper in Nagaland to be published in multi-colour.

Desk:+91-3862-248 489, e-mail: npdesk@gmail.com Fax: +91-3862-248 500
Advt.:+91-3862-2482 267, e-mail:npostadvt@gmail.com
© Nagaland Post 2018. All Rights are Reserved
Designed by : 4C Plus