A one-stop interactive destination for citizens, businesses and government departments to discover, consume and share information about Bhopal.
Smart Map Bhopal is envisioned as a city level GIS portal that acts as a one-stop destination for citizens, businesses and government departments to discover, consume and share information about Bhopal. This interactive map system provides reliable timely and accurate location based information and services. Government departments will be able to share, collaborate and leverage the power of GIS for better and efficient decision making, improved governance and deliver better citizen services.
Bhopal city has incorporated a special purpose vehicle (SPV) – Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation Limited (BSCDCL) (the “Authority”), to plan, design, implement, coordinate, and monitor the smart city projects in Bhopal. BSCDCL is a company incorporated under Indian Companies Act 2013, with equal shareholding from Madhya Pradesh Urban Development Company Limited (MPUDCL) on behalf of Government of Madhya Pradesh (GoMP), and Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC).
Overview - To plan, design, develop, implement, manage, maintain, operate, and monitor the Smart City Development projects for the city of Bhopal in accordance with Smart City Mission of the Government of India and State Government
Vision - “Transforming Bhopal, a City of Lakes, Tradition & Heritage into a leading destination for Smart, Connected and Eco Friendly communities focused on Education, Research, Entrepreneurship and Tourism”.
The Smart City Mission of Government of India seeks to transform cities into sustainable centers of economic activity. Bhopal is one among the 20 lighthouse cities which have been selected in the first round of challenge and is expected to create a replicable model which shall act like a lighthouse to other cities. Of the 20 cities selected, 19 have come forward with similar retrofitting proposals, but only Bhopal has been chosen for its redevelopment model creating ocean of opportunities for investments, creation of new jobs and generation of revenue through land monetization with the strategic focus on transit oriented development. Bhopal is a lighthouse city but with a difference.