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Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation Limited MANIT and DAuto Signs an MOU

BHOPAL  - 3rd April 2017– The Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation Limited signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with MANIT Incubation Center, Bhopal and the DAuto Engineering Private Limited to, kick-starting cooperation in the sustainable projects on design, development, planning, construction, engineering and consultancy services. Also, transferring technology from abroad to Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh and making the city SMARTER.


The memorandum was signed on behalf of the BSCDCL by the commissioner of Bhopal Municipal Corporation Mrs. Chhavi Bhardwaj, Chairman of MANIT Incubation Center Dr. Ameenur Rehman Siddiqui along with advisor Dr. Gajendra Dixit and Director of DAuto Bhopal Mr. Vikas Pandey. The brief ceremony took place in Collectorate Bhopal.


The memorandum serves to provide a framework for understanding and cooperation between the Parties for the achievement of their common goals regarding making the city technologically smart, enhancement and support services to the constituents, sustainable planning and management of the projects and quality outputs.


At the approach of the Smart Cities Mission, the objective is to promote cities that provide core infrastructure and give a decent quality of life to its citizens, a clean and sustainable environment and application of ‘Smart’ Solutions. The focus is on sustainable and inclusive development and the idea is to look at compact areas, create a replicable model which will act like a light house to other aspiring cities. This mission can be fulfilled by the organizations which must have expertise in technical fields, thus this MOU came into existence.


MANIT has been functioning since 1960 and a national institute, successfully meeting the objective of producing skilled Technocrats of the highest quality who are able to take up the challenges of the industries and Research organizations of the country. MANIT offers various undergraduate and post graduate courses and research programs.


DAuto is an MNC and one of the leading engineering services companies in Madhya Pradesh working for North America, Europe, India and other countries. The company is involved in providing product research, design, development, analysis, construction, and consultancy services in the field of automotive, power, civil, agriculture and general engineering.


The both parties will cooperate BSCDCL via its technological arena. The MANIT will provide young engineers, professionals’ expertise and its infrastructure to complete the projects which will not only strengthen the skills of young engineers, but open the doors of opportunities, self-employments and the top notch career scope.


DAuto will transfer the latest technology from abroad to Bhopal, intended on giving the technological solutions, design and development inputs, consultancy services and making each assigned project complete by following quality standards at MANIT.


This MoU is an important step forward for the Smart City in the collaboration and coordination with local partners involved in engineering, science and technology activities. This decision gives regional industries, people and bodies the priority role of working with the plans and projects. This association shows the value of local expertise and development of state through it. According to the source; the local bodies work faster and generate output quicker than the outside companies or foreign industries by consuming less time and money that too for the same work leveraged with the technologies.


The three organizations expressed their intention to cooperate within the scope of their mandates and sphere of competences to work with youth, professionals, and experts, towards making smart city’s goal fulfilled and serve the people in an advanced technological manner yet feeling them comfortable.


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