About Smart Map Bhopal

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.

Building a Common Foundation

Single source of information for everyone to use. Access authoritative information such as master plans, view vulnerability zones, utility networks (water, sewer and electrical), admin boundaries (BSCDCL, BMC, BCUC, BPDA, ward, zone) and transportation infrastructure.

Empowering Citizens & Businesses

Access location based information anytime, anywhere - what's around me, what education centers, events, community services, know your ward, cultural hotspots, sports and recreation centers, government establishments etc., provide feedback on various programs.

Exploring City's Culture & Heritage

Propagate the culture and history of our heritage/tourist sites through informative, engaging and inspiring storymaps that combine interactive maps with other rich content - text, photos, video and audio.

About BSCDCL (Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation Ltd.)

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”.

Smart City Bhopal Mission & Values

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.

The core infrastructure elements in a smart city would include

  • Adequate water supply, assured electricity supply
  • Sanitation, including solid waste management
  • Efficient urban mobility and public transport
  • Robust IT connectivity and digitalization
  • Good governance, especially e-Governance and citizen participation
  • Sustainable environment
  • Safety and security of citizens, particularly women, children and the elderly