Surbana Jurong will provide project management and design services for the Pimpri Chinchwad Smart City, adjoining Pune City, in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The project was awarded to KPMG in partnership with Surbana Jurong.
Pimpri Chinchwad is one of the cities selected under India’s nationwide Smart Cities Mission programme to transform cities through planned urbanisation. Surbana Jurong will lead in the Area Based Development part of the project, which encompasses city improvement (retrofitting) and city renewal (redevelopment). This includes identifying suitable innovations and smart solutions for the city, and the design, conceptualisation and implementation of the solutions. Focus areas include livability, urban design, transportation, water supply, solar, sanitation, healthcare, education, security and surveillance. KPMG will take the lead on the Pan City Development part of the project, in which smart solutions are applied to the existing city-wide infrastructure.