Situated at a location 17 kms away from the old Raipur in Chhattisgarh is the future city of Naya Raipur. Do you know why this present capital city of Chhattisgarh is called the green and smart city? This city was built with coherent visions and aims.
Here are 10 interesting facts about this well-built and organized city that you must know-
- World’s first integrated city
It has centrally monitored system for all the basic necessities like security, electric power, water works and transport system. The city is engineered in a way that all the important facilities are built underground and transmitted to various parts through optical fibres.
- Zero-water discharge zone
The future city of Raipur has the brilliant facility of recycling sewage water and utilizing it later for other purposes. In this way, the city uses water productively and never faces scarcity of its resources.
- Eco-friendly city
The green and smart city has state-of-the-vibrant-art infrastructure with more than 5 lakh trees installed. It contributes to 27% of India’s greenery and thus the name of Green field city has arisen. Now got the answer? The city has great contribution to country’s rich flora and fauna, making it an ideal destination for wild-life lovers.
- World’s fourth largest stadium
With a strikingly huge sitting capacity of 50,000; Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium in Raipur is renowned as the world’s fourth largest stadium.
The tourism of Naya Raipur is benefitted by three lakes that offer theme parks and also serves as recreational and leisure sports for its residents. This smart city, thus, puts ample emphasis on the recreational aspect as well.
- Educational hub
Naya Raipur is developed as an educational and service sector hub and is hugely growing as a high-tech city. It has plans to bring up several colleges and edifying institutions changing the face of literacy rate among the state.
- Cultural and heritage
Naya Raipur is the face of Chhattisgarh and will reflect India’s technical expertise by portraying latest urban designs and architecture.
- Best retail experience
The Ambuja City Centre Mall is a happening destination to the shopping mongers of all age groups and stands as a symbol of luxury within the city.
- Boost to IT industry
With the ‘Make in India’ initiative introduced by the Government of India, Chhattisgarh has witnessed updated industrial policies making it one of the promising parts of IT industry in India with numerous manufacturing commercial ventures.
- Women Power
Raipur has an escalated sex ratio of 991/1000 making it shine as the fifth Indian state with comparative sex ratios. The city also displays wide range of diversity and promises to set an example for the Nation.
The newly formed Naya Raipur city stands with all its glory as the modern, hi-tech, green and smart city with high quality infrastructure. The administrative capital of Chhattisgarh is a result of the vision set by Naya Raipur Development Authority (NRDA) and is executing the goals brilliantly.