Integrated planning for Aurangabad Industrial Smart City
As a part of the Aurangabad Industrial City (AURIC), Indiaa��s first industrial smart city, Jacobs Engineering Group (earlier CH2M) received a $4.6 million contract from Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation Limited (DMICDC) to provide new city program management services.
This new integrated industrial township will have more than 60% of total land for industrial purposes, whereas 40% for residential, commercial, institutional and social-cultural amenities. The city will feature transit-oriented development and walkable township, water and energy conservation and use of renewable power sources. Its digital solutions and ICT will help integrate the various functions of the city, for example online e-governance will digitise procedures, utilise analytics, real-time monitoring systems for ensuring hassle-free and efficient living for the citizens.
AURIC has secured several awards since 2015, which include:
- SKOCH Platinum Smart City Platinum Award 2017
- SKOCH Order of Merit Award 2017 for E-Land Management System
- Times National Award 2017 a�� Best office Building (Auric City Hall Building)
- Times National Award 2017a�� Best in Architecture for AURIC City Hall (Auric City Hall Building)
The planning of the smart city includes preserving existing water bodies, the five lakes and creeks and measures have been taken to ensure good water quality, along with horticulture and plantations to support biodiversity and ecology of the city.
August 16, 2018