Indus Towers, an independently managed company offering passive infrastructure services to all telecom operators has bagged the order to deploy Wi-Fi services and iPoles at Vadodara Smart City.
The city is planning to deploy Wi-Fi services and 450 iPoles on PPP model. Work has started for installation of iPoles in ABD area. Indus Towers will deploy 200 poles of 12 meter height and 250 poles of 30 meter height. The iPoles will be designed aesthetically and will deploy CCTV cameras, Wi-Fi, digital billboards, environment sensors, public address systems, emergency call boxes, traffic signals and LED lights.
Indus has a presence in the fifteen major telecom circles of India and has achieved over 265,606 tenancies till date, a first in the telecom tower industry globally. With the current count of over 118,687 towers, Indus has the widest coverage in India and is also the largest telecom tower company in the country.
Under the Smart City Project, Vadodara is working on different modules of smart city like: Smart water solutions, command control centre, smart street lights, smart water meters, smart electric meters, ERP, GIS (on surface and under ground), One Vadodara and heritage mobile app, and HMIS & Health Cum City Card.
The city is planning to deploy ERP under project “Utility Plus” which has been awarded to Nascent Info Technologies and KPIT Technologies. Vadodara is planning to go for GIS and the work has been awarded to Navayuga and Nascent Info Technologies.
On the app front, the focus is on having one app which includes One Vadodara and Heritage Mobile App. The city is also working HMIS & health cum city card which is worth Rs. 35 crore.
Vadodara is also deploying smart bus terminus and public information system for which DPR is getting prepared.