PATNA: The state cabinet on Tuesday sanctioned Rs100 crore for Patna smart city project.
Patna was included in the list of 100 cities under the Centre’s Smart City mission in June last year. Schemes under the Patna smart city project involve an estimated expenditure of over Rs2700 crore. Spanish firm Eptisa Servicios de Ingenieria SL has been selected by the Patna Municipal Corporation as the management consultant for the smart city project.
In another major decision, the cabinet approved the proposal to pay 13 months’ salary in a year to home guard jawans on the lines of salary to Bihar police personnel.