Dharamshala has bagged projects worth Rs 195 crore by the State government under the Smart Cities Mission. The projects include the construction of walkways nature parks and a city convention center. The same was approved during the 20th meeting of the Dharamshala Smart City board of directors.
After presiding over the meeting chief secretary RD Dhiman said the board approved Rs 101.63 crore project of underground cabling of HT conversion of existing LT bare cable to AB cable and compressed transformers.
The board also approved the Integrated Command and Control Centre to be enhanced through a project on supplying installing testing commissioning of the data center city surveillance and laying city fiber network with operation and maintenance for five years at Dharamshala at the cost of Rs 35 crore.
Dharamshala Smart City is also set to have its own city Convention Centre at Kachahari Adda. The center would be built at a cost of Rs 6.68 crore.
Besides approvals were given to various infrastructure projects, which included walkways inclusive roads nature parks solar rooftop power plants and smart libraries at a cumulative cost of Rs 52 crore.