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Mission Smart Shimla – Let us join hands to make Shimla the world class smart city

Shimla the "Queen of Hill Stations." & also a Summer Capital before Independence is situated in the south-western ranges of the Himalayas, is now the capital of Himachal Pradesh. ...

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Mission Smart Shimla – Let us join hands to make Shimla the world class smart city

Shimla the "Queen of Hill Stations." & also a Summer Capital before Independence is situated in the south-western ranges of the Himalayas, is now the capital of Himachal Pradesh. Shimla derives its name from "Shyamala";- the goddess Kali, whose temple existed in the dense forest that covered Jakhu Hill in the early 19th century. The English named it Simla. Shimla is well connected by air, road and rail with all parts of Himachal Pradesh, and the neighboring states of Punjab, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir and the Union territory of Chandigarh covering an area of 18 sq. km. at a height of 7,238 ft. Shimla is surrounded by pine, deodar, oak and rhododendron forests. It has well developed facilities, easy accessibility and numerous attractions make it one of the Indian's most popular and biggest hill-stations.

Shimla was built on top of a total of seven different hills namely: Inverarm Hill, Observatory Hill, Prospect Hill, Summer Hill, Bantony Hill, Elysium Hill and Jakhoo Hill. The highest point in Shimla is the Jakhoo hill, which is at a height of 2,454 metres (8,051 ft). Shimla is home to a number of buildings that are styled in the Tudorbethan and neo-Gothic architectures dating from the colonial era, as well as multiple temples and churches. The colonial architecture and churches, the temples and the natural beauty of the city attract a large number of tourists. The major attractions include the Viceroy Lodge, the Christ Church, the Jakhoo Temple, the Mall Road and the Ridge, which together form the city centre.
The Kalka–Shimla Railway line built by the British, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is also a major tourist attraction. Owing to its steep terrain, Shimla hosts the mountain biking race MTB Himalaya, which started in 2005 and is regarded as the biggest event of its kind in South Asia. Shimla also has the largest natural ice skating rink in South Asia. The ice skating season usually begins in the start of December and goes on till the end of February. Apart from being a tourism centre, the city is also an educational hub with a number of colleges and research institutions. The city also has sporting venues like the Indira Gandhi Rajya Khel Parisar, the main sports complex and the Naldehra Golf Club.

Feels proud to say that Shimla has been selected for submission of proposal for the “Smart City”.

contribute your ideas to make it the smartest city

Suggestions may be submitted on MyGov before 10th March, 2017 on infrastructure, water & power sector, throad traffic, smart solutions, it enabled e-governance for feasible, sustainable and acceptable proposal.

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Sonal Bhardwaj's picture

Sonal Bhardwaj 1 month 3 weeks ago

Respected sir I am a citizen of shimla and I would like to draw your attention towards the road between Dhalli tunnel and Bhatta Kufar. There is nor even a single street light and public toilet over here due to this the person living over here have to face a lot of problems. I would like you to take a strict action towards it. I will be very grateful to you and your team.

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PRAKASH TELI 1 month 3 weeks ago

आदरणीय Shimlamc & MyGov Team के सभी सदस्य गण,
आप सभी को मेरा प्यार भरा नमस्कार
Respected All,
सबसे पहले पुरे शिमला वासियोंको, Shimla Municipal Corporation और शिमला शहर का नाम स्मार्ट सिटी में लाने के लिये प्रयास करनेवाले हर भारतीय भाई बहनों को पुरे दिल से मनपूर्वक बधाई
मुझे पूरी उम्मीद है की आप सभी शिमलावासी भाई बहने स्मार्ट सिटी की हर criteria को fulfill करने के लिये हरसंभव कोशिश करेंगे हर शिमला को स्मार्ट सिटी बनाकर शिमला का नाम और अंतरराष्ट्रीय स्तर पर ऊँचा करेंगे
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Rahul Prashar 1 month 3 weeks ago

Our city needs to adopt Sweden's highly appreciated Waste to energy plant programme. After the installation of modern waste to energy plant we will not say that one person will produce 129.028 kg (appox.) per year of waste but he will produce 0.3698 MWh (appox.) energy per year in Shimla city.How energy will be produced?? This concept i have added in the attachment file.
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Satyam Kumar 1 month 3 weeks ago

sir my personal opinion is please provide free wifi,internet facilities for girls and make shimla smart (kuki shimla tabhi smart banega jab shimla ke log smart banege) sorry but again please provide internet facilities for even girls also because they needs opportunities to prove our self.((vase bhi apni chhoreya kae chhoro se kam hai kae))

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Satyam Kumar 1 month 4 weeks ago

Thanks sir for this event. Shimla is very beautiful city. The challenge is how we make shimla smart. I am young youth of a collage and generally according to young youth without internet,wifi(wireless fidelity) surface is not possible to make shimla smart and digital . Generally we need internet,wifi(wireless fidelity) pub facilities . To grow our self because if our youngsters grow then our nation grow automatically and is all possible with wifi(wireless fidelity) , internet.
Without dgtl.

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Subhash Dattatraya Ghodke 1 month 4 weeks ago

Fast, clean and cheap cable cars to be started to avoid traffic by road. Parking Lots to be increased with Clean Toilets, Water, only local Snacks, handcrafts, artifacts covered shopping area. construct new One way/divider roads with safety signage n connectivity. Municipal stalls in each squire required. Raw mutton/chicken shops are to be hidden. total ban on tamaku, gutka, cigarettes, spitting..open food stalls. Garden/road flower beds, silence zones r to be maintained properly.

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Subhash Dattatraya Ghodke 1 month 4 weeks ago

Suggestions : Use of local material (Wood, Stone, sand) to be used. restrictions on multi-storied building to implemented sir. Local construction system to be used to construct houses, roads, shops to restored environment. Total ban on plastic bags, bottles, Gutka, Tamaku, cigarettes etc to be implemented by local authorities law. at least in congested area drainage system to be constructed. odd even parking days for vehicles in city. can Use Clean, Safe, Cheap & Fast cable cars for traffic

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Anil Grover 2 months 1 day ago

Like matheran in Maharashtra, do not allow outside cars/vehicle to enter shimla on weekends,it will reduce traffic,pollution. Start more Toy trains to reach shimla