Ludhiana, September 27, 2016: The Ludhiana Smart City Limited (LSCL) has floated the e- tenders for the first two important projects under the smart city mission for Ludhiana. The tenders have been floated for the project of installation of sign boards and construction of new public toilets at various locations in city. The bidders can apply online by October 21 and on October 24 the technical bid would be opened.
The consultant company AECOM India Private Limited along with price water house coopers Private Limited has prepared the detail project reports for both the projects. The total cost of first phase of installation of sign boards is Rs 4.41 crores and estimated cost of construction of public toilets is Rs 4.07 crores after its technical verification.
In the first phase six types of 84 sign boards are to be installed at the main and internal roads of the city. Meanwhile the public toilets are to be constructed at 21 locations including Bharat Nagar Chowk, in front of Mini Secretariat, Police Commissioner' office, DC Office, Feroze Gandhi Market, in front of Aarti Cinema, Aggar Nagar bus stand, Gill Chowk, Adjoining Gill Canal, Dholewal Chowk, Samrala Chowk right side near over bridge, Samrala Chowk left side near over bridge, near Jamalpur Chowk, opposite Veer Palace Chandigarh Road, near Durga Mata Mandir, Kitchlu Nagar Market, Ghumar Mandi Market, opposite DMC Hospital, near Jalandhar bypass under bridge, Pratap Chowk and bus stand.
In total there will be 42 seats for males, 32 seats for females, 42 urinals for males and 10 seats for physically challenged persons.
The CEO cum MCL Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori said, "We have floated the tenders for the first two projects under smart city mission and tenders would be allotted after fulfilling the procedure. For the completion of both projects the contractors will get six months time." Thori told that electronic message boards will be installed which will give real-time weather and pollution information.