Area Based Development

Boulevard and its surrounding area was selected for Area Based Development measuring about 1468 acres / 5.94 sq km (about 30% of the area of the municipality & 51% of the total population of municipality) to be developed under retrofitting combined with redevelopment model based on the preference from series of citizen engagement, stakeholder consultation, elected representative discussion and polling. The selected area epitomizes the historically important parts of the City. It includes prime land parcels available for development and includes the largest green space in the City. Apart from the Core Business Activity, the selected precinct also serves as a major tourist attraction due to the presence of spiritual centers, heritage buildings, administrative buildings and educational institutions. The proposed project cost for ABD is INR 1633.64 Cr which includes

  1. Enhanced Tourism: Proposed for project cost of INR 420.20 includes Rejuvenation of Grand Canal, Extension of beach promenade, reconstruction of Mairie Building (Heritage Town Hall), refurbishment of existing museum, beach nourishment, urban entertainment center, art and cultural complex, heritage preservation, tourist amenities, pedestrianization, modernization of existing markets etc.,
  2. Urban Mobility & NMT: Proposed for project cost of INR 214.13 includes Public transport corridor, cycle sharing system, Smart Parking and Traffic Management, e-bus stops, feeder system, e-rickshaws, cycle tracks, friendly footpaths for the differently-abled, smart integrated bus terminus, development of intra-city bus stand
  3. Water Supply: Proposed for project cost of INR 75.29 includes Source Augmentation, 24X7 water supply, 100% Smart metering, rehabilitation / replacement of water storage and distribution network, and SCADA to monitor water supply system. Special emphasis on customer interactions, complaint redressal and cost recovery.
  4. Storm Water Management: Proposed for project cost INR 74.55 of includes Augmentation of existing storm water network, sensor based monitoring of flows. Improving Storm water drainage system & primary drains.
  5. Comprehensive Sewage Management: Proposed for project cost of INR 75.08 includes Remodeling of Under-Ground Sewerage system, SCADA for sewerage, Mechanical Cleaning of Sewerage System, Tertiary Treatment with decentralized STP 10MLD and Recycled water network.
  6. Sanitation and Solid Waste Management: Proposed for project cost of INR 25.27 includes Universalization of Segregated Collection of Solid Waste, Installation of IoT Sensors in Community Bins, Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Solution through Composting Yards, Bio-Gas Generation Plant, Waste to Energy Plant, Sanitary Land Fills. Constant campaign to Reduce, Recycle, Reuse and Refuse will be carried out to reduce the waste generation at source.
  7. Energy: Proposed for project cost of INR 335.16 includes Gas Insulated System (GIS) Projects, 24x7 power supply, smart metering, Smart LED street lightning, Roof top solar, Overhead line to underground, waste to energy, solar roof tops in government and public buildings
  8. Housing for All: Proposed for project cost of INR 217.88 includes housing demand of 1750 for the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) who live under poor housing conditions and in untenable locations with poor Security of Tenure. Housing projects in four locations are identified for EWS/LIG Housing under the PMAY Scheme to improve their Housing Conditions and SoT with minimal displacement.
  9. Urban green & open space: Open Piazza (Anna Thidal), convention centers, eco-tourism and improvement of Botanical garden.

DETAILS OF WARDS COVERED UNDER AREA BASED DEVELOPMENT(ABD)

Sl. No.

Ward No.

Ward Name

Area covered
(in Acres)

Population

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23

4
5
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
23
24
25
26
28
32
39

Solai Nagar
Vaithikuppam
Thiruvalluvar Nagar
Parimala Madaliar Thottam
Kuruchikuppam
Perumal Koil
Raj Bhavan
Calve College
Cassucadai
Kulathumedu
Cathedral
Chinnakadai
Veeraveli
Periapalli
Vambakeerapalayam
Colas Nagar
Vanarapet
Goubert Nagar
Thirumudi Nagar
Ilango Nagar
Pudupalayam
Orleanpet
Part Thengaithittu

70.92
61.43
60.84
22.91
66.87
38.65
174.58
35.68
54.44
48.65
69.61
40.92
39.44
43.37
114.04
125.36
96.17
23.94
31.56
68.60
58.61
94.02
28.00

10506
7664
5068
3893
6623
3571
1846
1697
4266
2650
2640
2155
3859
4621
6998
6278
7639
5629
4537
4534
6511
4865
7472

 

Total

 

1467.91

115522

AREA BASED DEVELOPMENT(ABD)

Beyond the ABD area, the Smart City Mission will extend its developments to the other parts of the Puducherry region in the near future.

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