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New Delhi : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on August 13, 2918, said the rollout of the Smart City projects will help New Delhi emerge as a world class city.

Inaugurating a slew of Smart City projects undertaken by the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) here, Rajnath said the NDMC has set an example before other aspiring Smart Cities in the country to follow. He recalled that New Delhi was among the 20 cities included in January, 2016, in the first phase of the Smart City Mission announced by PM Narendra Modi, according to a PIB release.

The various projects inaugurated by the Home Minister include Smart Poles, Solar Tree, Ideation Centre, 50 LED interactive screens, Ambedkar Vatika and two hi-tech nurseries, four mechanical road sweepers, two litter picking machines and ten auto tippers. He also launched MTNL’s hi-speed Broadband on Optical Fiber & Hi-Speed Wi-Fi in Connaught Place.

Union Minister of State for Communications (I/C) and Railways Manoj Sinha, Union MoS (I/C) Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri, Lt. Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal and Lok Sabha Member Meenakshi Lekhi were present on the occasion.

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