Smart City Consulting Firm

City Level

A Smart City Advisory Forum will be set up at the city level for every one of the 100 Smart Cities to prompt also, empower cooperation among different partners and will incorporate the District Collector, MP, MLA, Mayor, CEO of SPV, nearby young people, specialized specialists, and no less than one part from the region who is a,

I. President/secretary speaking to enlisted Residents Welfare Association,

ii. Individual from enrolled Tax Payers Association/Rate Payers Association,

iii. President/Secretary of ghetto level alliance, and

iv. Individuals from a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) or Mahila Mandali/Chamber of Commerce/Youth Associations.

Meeting with Other Government Schemes

Comprehensive advancement happens in zones by incorporating the physical, institutional, social also, monetary framework. A large number of the sectoral plans of the Government join in this objective, in spite of the fact that the way is unique. There is a solid complementarity between the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) and Smart Cities Mission in accomplishing urban change. While AMRUT takes after a task based approach, the Smart Urban communities Mission takes after a zone based system.


This is the first run through, a MoUD program is utilizing the ‘Test’ or rivalry technique to select urban communities for financing and utilizing a procedure of zone-based improvement. This catches the soul of ‘focused and agreeable federalism’.

States and ULBs will assume a key steady part in the improvement of Smart Cities. Shrewd authority and vision at this level and capacity to act definitively will be essential elements deciding the accomplishment of the Mission.

Understanding the ideas of retrofitting, redevelopment and greenfield improvement by the strategy creators, implementers and different partners at various levels will require limit help.

Major interests in time and assets should be made amid the arranging stage preceding cooperation in the Challenge. This is not quite the same as the ordinary DPR-driven approach.

The Smart Cities Mission requires savvy individuals who effectively take part in administration and changes. Subject contribution is significantly more than a formal support in administration. Keen individuals include themselves in the meaning of the Smart City, choices on conveying Keen Solutions, executing changes, accomplishing more with less and oversight amid executing and outlining post-venture structures so as to make the Smart City advancements feasible. The investment of savvy individuals will be empowered by the SPV through expanding utilization of I iCT, particularly portable based devices.


Scope of work for the Smart City Consulting Firm

The Consulting Firm will help with setting up a Smart City Proposal under the supervision of the Urban Local Body and the State Government. The extent of work will incorporate: –


1. Planning of a far-reaching idea Plan in view of an audit of past plans, intercessions furthermore, reports everything being equal and organizations (e.g. old or amended City Development Plan, City Sanitation Plan, City Mobility Plan, Master Plan). The expansive Concept Plan will incorporate the Smart City Vision (how the city pictures itself in 5 years), Mission and distinguishing proof of key challenges, circumstance examination (physical, financial, social, legitimate and institutional framework)/ As-is portrayal.


2. After nitty gritty national discussions, a general technique will be readied that will characterize the Shrewd City and obviously express the destinations in view of the Mission report and Guidelines.


3. The Consulting Firm will set up a Smart City Proposal (SCP) to partake in ‘Test’

(rivalry) as indicated by the Smart City Mission Statement and Guidelines. The proposition will contain retrofitting or redevelopment or greenfield models and atleast one Pan-city activity. The attention will be on transformative activities with the most noteworthy conceivable effect on (I) monetary development in the city (e.g. number of new employments made, new firms pulled in, expanded profitability and business atmosphere in the formal and in addition casual divisions, acknowledgment of what’s more, consolidating urban sellers), and (ii) enhancing the personal satisfaction for all, particularly the poor: (e.g. lessening in driving time, support of non-mechanized transport, change in air and water quality/expanded scope of water, strong waste administration, road lighting, upgraded green open spaces, enhanced wellbeing and security).


4. The SCP will comprise of Strategic Action Plans for Area Developments in light of the three typologies: (a) zone change (retrofitting) (b) city recharging (redevelopment) and (c) city expansion (greenfield) and no less than one all inclusive (Pan-city) activity that applies Smart Solutions to the physical, financial, social and institutional framework. Use of Smart Solutions will include the utilization of innovation, data and information to make framework and administrations better and utilizing keen innovations for the improvement of poor people and underestimated will be a vital piece of the Proposal.


5. The Smart City Proposal will incorporate financing get ready for the total life cycle of the Proposal. This monetary arrangement will recognize inner (charges, rents, licenses and client charges) and outside (gifts, relegated incomes, credits and borrowings) wellsprings of preparing reserves for capital ventures and task and support over the existence cycle of the undertaking. The money related plan will accommodate hotspots for reimbursement of task cost over a time of 8-10 years or more, O&M cost and furthermore incorporate asset change activity get ready for money related maintainability of ULB.


6. Merging of zone designs with National and State level sectoral money related plans, for instance the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), Housing for All, Swachh Bharat and Digital India.


7. The Proposal advancement will prompt formation of a keen citizenry. The proposition will be subject driven from the earliest starting point, accomplished through resident conferences, including dynamic support of gatherings of individuals, for example, Residents Welfare Associations, Tax Payers Affiliations, Senior Citizens and Slum Dwellers Associations. Amid discussions, issues, necessities and needs of subjects and gatherings of individuals will be distinguished and native driven arrangements produced.


Challenge Stage 1: Preconditions and Documents to be presented by each State Conditions point of reference


1. State undertaking to make the City Smart


2. Between departmental Task Force comprising of parastatal bodies, Urban Local Body (ULB), Associations and Urban Development Authorities (UDAs) will be constituted with a specific end goal to make the city Smart (Form 1, Part-4),


3. Chosen City Council’s Resolution to make the city Smart (Form 2, Part-5), and


4. Counsels held with inhabitants on city improvement needs (Form 2, Part-6). Scoring criteria, The following are given the scoring criteria to be utilized by the States/UTs to score the potential Smart Urban areas and send the names of urban areas with the most noteworthy scores to MoUD for their determination to take part in the Stage 2 of the Challenge.


1. Existing Service Levels


I. Level of increment over Census 2011 or Swachh Bharat standard on number of family unit clean toilets, whichever is less (Form 2, Part – 1) – 10 focuses,


ii. Making operable Online Grievance Redressal System with reaction being sent back to complainant (Form 2, Part-2) – (Y/N) – 5 focuses,


iii. No less than first month to month e-pamphlet distributed (Form 2, Part-3) – (Y/N) – 5 focuses, and


iv. Electronically put venture astute metropolitan spending use data for the keep going two monetary years on the site (Form 2, Part-4) – (Y/N) – 5 focuses.


2. Institutional Systems/Capacities


I. Begun to impose compensatory punishment for delays in benefit conveyance (Form 2, Part 7) – (Y/N) – 5 focuses, and


ii. Has the aggregate accumulation of inside created income (e.g. charges, expenses, charges) demonstrated an expanding pattern amid the last three FYs (2012-15) – (Form 2, Part 8) (Y/N) – 10 focuses.


3. Self-financing


I. Instalment of pay rates by ULB up-to a month ago (Form 2, Part-9) – 5 focuses,


ii. Review of records up-to FY 12-13 (Form 2, Part-10) – 5 focuses,


iii. Rate commitment of duty income, expenses and client charges, rents and other inner income sources to the ULB Budget (actuals in 2014-15) – (Form 2, Part 11) – 10 focuses, also,


iv. Level of activity and support cost of water supply, which is met by gathered client charges for supply of water amid last FY (2014-15) – (Form 2, Part 12) – 10 focuses.


4. Past reputation and changes


I. Level of inner income sources (self-produced) spending stores utilized for capital works amid FY (2014-15) – (Form 2, Part 13) – 10 focuses,


ii. Level of City-level JnNURM Reforms accomplished (Form2, Part 14) – 10 focuses for six (6)ULB level Reforms, and


iii. Level of JnNURM ventures finished, which were authorized amid the unique Mission period (upto 2012) (Form 2, Part 15) – 10 focuses.




The structures in which the States need to get recommendations from the ULBs and in which they need to send to the MoUD are given underneath.


1. The rundown of urban areas shortlisted by each state (Form 1, Part-1).


2. Presentation of shortlisting criteria met by each shortlisted city (Form 1, Part-2). This frame needs to be submitted for each shortlisted city.


3. Undertaking of the State Government to make the city keen (Form 1, Part-3)


4. Request of constitution of Inter-departmental Task Force (Form 1, Part-4) Extra archives in help of Form 1, will be put together by each shortlisted city under the mark of Municipal Commissioner/Head of the ULB to the State Mission Director (Form 2).


Structure and Functions of SPV


1. Structure of the SPV


The City level SPV will be set up as a Limited Company under the Companies Act, 2013 and will be advanced by the State/UT and the ULB mutually, both having 50:50 value shareholding. This shareholding design must be kept up consistently. The private area or on the other hand monetary organizations could be considered for taking value stake in the SPV, gave the State/UT and the ULB share are equivalent to each other, and the State/UT and ULB together have larger part shareholding and control of the SPV (e.g. State/UT:ULB:Private part shareholding can be in the proportion 40:40:20 or 30:30:40. Proportions, for example, 35:45:20 or 40:30:30 are not allowed since State/UT and ULB shares are not equivalent. Proportions, for example, 20:20:60 are additionally not allowed since the State/UT and the ULB together don’t have greater part shareholding). Notwithstanding value, the State/UT can give its commitment to the Smart Cities Mission as allow to satisfy the State Government duty regarding guaranteeing accessibility of assets for the mission and for guaranteeing the budgetary maintainability of the SPV.


2. Raising and usage of assets by the Company (SPV) The assets given by the Central Government to the SPV will be in the state of tied stipends and kept in a different Grant Fund. These assets will be used just for the reasons given in the Statement of purpose and Guidelines and subject to the conditions set around the Central Government. The ULBs may, through the State Government, ask for MoUD to allow usage of GoI allows as ULB’s value commitment to the SPV, subject to the accompanying conditions:


I. The State Government has made satisfactory commitment to the SPV out of their own stores.


ii. The endorsement will be restricted to the GoI gifts that have just been discharged. Since future portions of Smart City stores are liable to execution and are most certainly not ensured, the ULB won’t be allowed to reserve future portions to meet its value commitment.


iii. The usage of GoI allows as value commitments won’t adjust the relative shareholding of the State Government and the ULB, which will stay equivalent according to Mission rules.


iv. It is illuminated that the Government of India commitment to Smart Cities is entirely in the type of allow and the ULB is practicing its own particular carefulness in using these assets as its value commitment to the SPV. The SPV will likewise get to reserves from different sources, for example, obligation, client charges, charges, additional charges, and so forth.


2. Top managerial staff


The Board of Directors will have delegates of Central Government, State Government, ULB and Independent Directors, notwithstanding the CEO and Functional Directors. Expansion all Directors, (for example, illustrative of parastatal) might be gone up against the Board, as considered fundamental. The Company and investors will intentionally agree to the arrangement of the Organizations Act 2013 concerning enlistment of autonomous executives. The following, are given the wide terms of arrangement and part of the SPV Board:-


2.1 The Chairperson of the SPV will be the Divisional Commissioner/Collector/Municipal Commis- sioner/Chief Executive of the Urban Development Authority as chose by the State Government.


2.2 The delegate of the Central Government will be a Director on the Board of the SPV and will be named by the MoUD.


2.3 The CEO of the SPV will be named with the endorsement of the MoUD. The CEO will be appointed for a settled term of three years and will be evacuated just with the earlier endorsement of MoUD. The elements of the CEO include:


a. Directing and dealing with the general lead of the everyday activities of the SPV subject to the supervision and control of the Board.


b. Going into contracts or plans for and for the benefit of the Company in all tangleters inside the normal course of the Company’s business.


c. To figure and submit to the Board of Directors for endorsement a Human Resource Arrangement that will set down methodology for making of staff positions, capabilities of staff, enrolment methodology, remuneration and end strategies.


d. Enrolment and evacuation of the senior administration of the Company and the creation of new positions as per the Company’s affirmed spending plan and the enlistment or increment of representatives as per the Human Resource Policy set around the Board.


e. Regulating crafted by all workers and chiefs of the Company and the discourage mination of their obligations, duties and expert;


3.4 The Independent Directors will be chosen from the information bank(s) kept up by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and inclination will be given to the individuals who have filled in as free executives in the Board of Companies satisfying Clause 49 of the posting understanding of Securities furthermore, Exchange Board of India (SEBI).


4. Designation of forces to the SPV


4.1 One of the essential purposes behind the production of a SPV for the Smart City Mission is to guarantee operational freedom and self-rule in basic leadership and mission execution. The Smart City Mission empowers the State Government and the ULB to embrace the accompanying best practices to make engaged SPVs to the degree and as gave under the metropolitan act.


4.1.1 Delegating the rights and commitments of the civil board as for the Smart City venture to the SPV.


4.1.2 Delegating the basic leadership powers accessible to the ULB under the civil demonstration/Government principles to the Chief Executive Officer of the SPV.


4.1.3 Delegating the endorsement or basic leadership powers accessible to the Urban Development Department/Local Self Government division/Municipal Administration office to the Top managerial staff of the SPV in which the State and ULB are spoken to.


4.1.4 Delegating the issues that require the endorsement of the State Government to the State Level Powerful Steering Committee (HPSC) for Smart Cities.


5. The key capacities and duties of the SPV are to:


I. Support and endorse the undertakings including their specialized examination.


ii. Execute the Smart City Proposal with finish operational opportunity.


iii. Take measures to follow the necessities of MoUD as for implementation of the Smart Cities program.


iv. Assemble assets inside courses of events and take measures vital for the activation of assets.


v. Endorse and follow up on the reports of an outsider Review and Monitoring Agency.


vi. Review Capacity Building exercises.


vii. Create and advantage from between linkages of scholastic establishments and associations.


viii. Guarantee opportune consummation of tasks as per set courses of events.


ix. Attempt audit of exercises of the Mission including spending plan, usage of undertakings, and arrangement of SCP and co-appointment with different missions/plans also, exercises of different services.


x. Screen and survey quality control related issues and follow up on issues emerging there- of.


xi. Fuse joint endeavours and backups and go into Public Private Partnerships as might be required for the execution of the Smart Cities program


xii. Go into contracts, organizations and administration conveyance game plans as might be required for the execution of the Smart Cities Mission.


xiii. Decide and gather client charges as approved by the ULB


xiv. Gather charges, extra charges and so forth as authorised by the ULB.