Auroville Consulting teamed up with Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) in making the Smart City application for Naya Raipur (Chhattisgarh State). The team worked towards integrating ecologically and socially relevant components of town development, in the vision and strategic blue print of Naya Raipur. Some of the challenges that were addressed included the integration of villages in the central business district, addressing the needs and aspirations of future citizens and measuring the impact of development through relevant progress indicators.
In the list announced by the Ministry of Urban Development in June 2017, Naya Raipur has come in second. A total of 45 cities contested for 40 available slots, but only 30 cities were selected based on feasibility and viability of the proposals submitted. Read more at economictimes.indiatimes.com