Nidhi Sharma: 45 smart city command and control centres turn into Covid-19 war rooms

1/04/2020 - 09:49

The hi-tech command and control centres across 45 smart cities have transformed overnight into the nerve centre for operations to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The command and control centres constructed under Smart City Mission have so far been used for various municipal functions, including 24-hour water supply projects, property tax collection, traffic management, streetlighting, monitoring bus movement and CCTV for security. As SARS-CoV-2 hit India, these command and control centres have diversified.

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