Tech Mahindra has bagged largest smart city project worth Rs. 500 crore from Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC), Asia’s richest municipal corporation.
Through this project, Tech Mahindra will engage with more than 15 lakh citizens of PCMC by enabling technology-led transformation to convert it into a smart and sustainable city. The project will be implemented in 1 year period and the operations and maintenance will be undertaken for 5 years.
Tech Mahindra will provide a robust, reliable and sustainable ICT (Information and Communication Technology) infrastructure, comprising of smart, technological solutions including city network, smart water, smart sewerage, smart traffic, smart parking, smart environment, CCTV surveillance, integrated control and command center, data center and disaster recovery center etc. Tech Mahindra would also help in enabling real-time data management, alerts and information processing to support city’s administration.
Shravan Hardikar, Municipal Commissioner, PCMC said, “As part of our citizen and civil welfare service mandate, we are committed to offer much improved services through ICT led transformation which will boost the overall infrastructure in the city and also help in establishing a digital ecosystem in the city for rendering seamless smart city experience.”
Sujit Baksi, Head APAC Business and President Corporate Affairs, Tech Mahindra said, “Our association with PCMC outlines Tech Mahindra’s TechMNxt strategy to leverage new generation technologies to deliver an enhanced experience to our customers. It extends our vision of supporting the government’s Smart Cities agenda to strengthen nation-building initiatives that will go a long way in building a robust 5 Trillion Dollar Indian economy.”
The win reiterates Tech Mahindra’s expertise towards driving smart city initiatives of the government through its fortified portfolio of smart city projects including Kanpur, Gandhinagar, Nashik and Jaipur.