Essel Group plans to bank on its flagship single-window utility offering, ‘smart utilities’ to set the pace for building integrated smart cities in Maharashtra. The company is targeting cities, which has population of more than 5 lacs, i.e. Pune, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Aurangabad and transform them into world class smart cities in next 5 years.
Essel Group’s integrated utilities company – Essel Utilities & Distribution Company Limited (EUDCL) will focus on nurturing smarter communities across major cities in Maharashtra by undertaking projects in power and water distribution services, municipal solid waste management, sewage treatment, drainage and storm water management, city Wi-Fi, cable and broadband, city gas distribution and intelligent traffic management systems. These services will be offered through a single-window solution model based on SIPC (Smart Integrator and Principal Contractor) concept, thus delivering an all-in-one conduit to consumers.