Electric equipment manufacturing major HPL Electric & Power Ltd has installed complete smart lighting solutions in Bhopal, as a part of the city’s smart city project. The company has completed installation of over 20,000 smart LED lights and 400 CCMS panels with (6LoWPAN Communication Technology) while extending solutions towards the smart lighting project.
With a population of over 1.9 million and the expanded planning area of 463 sqm, Bhopal stands among 15 largest cities of India and was also shortlisted in the top 20 cities of the Smart City Challenge. The project was inauguration done on Tuesday by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the company said in a press statement.
The company’s joint managing director Rishi Seth said, “We are elated to be associated with the government in their quest to promote and develop Bhopal to make it a citizen-friendly and sustainable city. Among the 100 cities selected by the government, Bhopal is the first to have completed this journey and we are glad to be a part of this great initiative. This technology has various advantages which help in controlling and monitoring the street lighting system and will result in lower servicing cost which provides a great way of saving and can be further utilised for the greater good of the Nation.”