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Mysore gets first Intelligent Transport System and Innovative Environment project under JNNURM

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The Central Sanctioning  and Monitoring Committee (CSMC) under Ministry of Urban Development for sanctioning of projects under Jawahar Lal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM), submission-I on Urban Infrastructure and Governance (UIG) has sanctioned first Intelligent Transport System (ITS) and Innovative Environment Project for Mysore, Karnataka .

This project is as per sustainable Urban Transport Policy. It will consist of design, development, testing, installation, training, operation and management of traffic systems. It is divided into eight components, such as vehicle tracking system, Central control station, passenger information management system, Communication sub-system, travel demand management system, incident and emergency management system and operation and maintenance specification, fleet management system.

            According to be State Government  ITS project has been designed in consultation with Global Environment Facility (GEF)/ World  bank/UNDP. ITS components in 9 cities of the state has been funded under Urban Transport Project, India funded by GEF. Against the estimated cost of Rs.22.70 cr., Rs.11.76 crore  is proposed to be funded under JNNURM and the rest will be funded under GEF, contribution of State and parastatal/ ULB share.

Once the project gets underway, it will facilitate the  modern fleet management system, automatic Vehicle location; Computer Aided dispatch for route optimization and  reduction in waiting time for passengers. It will also allow  in vehicle self diagnosis with sensors, auto alert for maintenance, 3 tier computer information system at Bus Q shelters, onboard display and bus terminals, peak hour management system, Incident management system for breakdown and dispatch of SOS team, Emergency management systems. This will be available at the Central Control and display system for real time decision making in operation of buses.

The project will be completed in 24 months. The details of the project are as under.   

Rs. in lakhs

Name of City and State
Name of projects
Approved cost
Central share(ACA)
Installment of ACA to be released
Intelligent Transport
System and Innovative Environment Project for Mysore
(800.00 will be met under GEF)
    294.00(1st instt)

It would be wonderful if someone from mysore could track the status of this project for the next 2 years, since its the first project for intelligent traffice management and environment impact management .  Lets see how they go about it..

The DPR for this project can found here



Naveen's picture

Good Development

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This was posted earlier by syed here.

Very ambitious - we will have to see how this evolves. comment guidelines

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