Smart City Mission: Jaipur Blending Modernity With Heritage

Known for its architectural beauty and vibrant culture, the 18th century city of Jaipur is moving towards syncing its historic magnificence with modernity, as projects under the Centre's Smart City Mission gain momentum.The ancient walled city has been chosen for Area-Based Development under the Smart City Mission where a blend of heritage with modernity is taking shape through projects like improvement and beautification of facades, restoration of heritage buildings and 'smart roads' with integrated traffic management system, among others. Jaipur, Ajmer, Kota and Udaipur are the cities of Rajasthan selected under the Centre's smart city project launched in June 2015.