Chennai Corporation is set to begin work on at least thirty-three projects under the Smart City Mission, including an Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC).

The civic body commissioned a�?Namma Chennai Appa��; a mobile phone-based grievance redressal system at a cost of INR 9.5 lakh. The corporation also established 28 smart classrooms for INR 1.75 crore and converted 1,772 sodium vapour lamps to energy-saving LED lights at a cost of INR 3.44 crore. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs ranked the city 37 among the 87 smart cities in the country with a score of 31.46

At a cost of INR 149.84 crore, the ICCC will incorporate a disaster management system, city surveillance system, ICT-based solid waste management system, variable messaging system (digital display boards), integration with a parking management system, smart street light monitoring, smart poles, environmental sensors, data centre, mobile command and control centre and a smart city governance portal.

The range of projects includes smart parking management, restoration of water bodies, 24×7 water supply Intelligent Transport System, microgrid management system at primary electrical distribution substations, electrical and ICT utility corridor, smart metering for electrical networks and toilet maintenance.

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