Articles tagged under: SMC

Surat to get its first ever Water Plaza built at a cost of 6.35 Crores

June 27, 2022
Surat to get its first ever Water Plaza built at a cost of 6.35 Crores

Surat: The Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) has planned to build city's first ever water plaza in Singanpore area of Katargam zone at a cost of Rs. 6.35 crore in 5500 sqkm size plot. The city will eventually have a water plaza in every area. Proposed water plaza will have facilities like rainwater harvesting, urban cooling, recreation, playground facilities, an amphitheater, and social gathering. The immersion of religious idols and tajiya will be done in the water plaza in future, which w...Read More

SMC to set up Rs. 45 crore state-of-the-art latest library in Surat

June 25, 2022
SMC to set up Rs. 45 crore state-of-the-art latest library in Surat

Surat: Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) will build an advanced library in Katargam in the city at a cost of Rs. 45 crore. The public construction committee of SMC approved the estimates for building an advanced library cum recreation center. The advanced library will also have a recreation center for kids. The advanced library and recreation center will have a children's reading area, students' reading area, a reading area with a slope garden, separate reading area, e-books and computer room, e...Read More

SMC plans further 2,000 KW Solar power generation

June 21, 2022
SMC plans further 2,000 KW Solar power generation

Surat: Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) has planned to add more renewable energy sources. SMC has planned to set up a 2000 kW solar-based power plant worth Rs. 10.63 crores in the near future. The project got approval in the meeting of Light and Fire Committee of SMC. In 2010, Surat was declared a Solar City under the ‘Development of Solar Cities’ program by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. A Solar Plant of 100 kW was established at Science Centre in 2012-13 under this program....Read More

Sahara Darwaza multi-layer bridge to be thrown open for public on Sunday

June 14, 2022
Sahara Darwaza multi-layer bridge to be thrown open for public on Sunday

Surat: The repairing work going on at Surat’s most busy flyovers, the ring road flyover, is on the verge of completion. To ease the traffic situation on this bridge, the Sahara Darwaza multi-layer bridge has also been constructed. There is strong possibility that the ring road flyover may be reopened for traffic along with the inauguration of Sahara Darwaza multi-layer bridge on the coming Sunday. The bridge is likely to be dedicated to the people at the hands of BJP Gujarat unit chief CR P...Read More

Surat to get two more bridges later this month

June 12, 2022
Surat to get two more bridges later this month

Surat: The city of Surat will get two new bridges this month. The first one is the Ring Road flyover bridge which had aged and therefore closed for repairing work. The other is country's first three-layer flyover connecting Man Darwaja to Sahara Darwaja and Sahara Darwaja to Puna gam. The date of opening of the Ring Road flyover bridge of Surat is postponed to 26th June from 16th June. The bridge is closed at present due to repair work. Under the rehabilitation of the bridge, the superstruct...Read More

Surat’s Gandhismruti Bhavan to be reconstructed at a cost of Rs 46 crore

June 09, 2022
Surat’s Gandhismruti Bhavan to be reconstructed at a cost of Rs 46 crore

Surat: The Public Construction Committee of the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) has approved an estimate of Rs 46 crore for reconstructing the Gandhismriti Bhavan as a green building with a heritage look. The Gandhismriti Bhavan is an 800-seater facility for staging plays and was opened to the public in 1980. It was renovated once but after structural stability issues came to the fore, it was decided to reconstruct the facility from scratch. Of the 46 crores budgeted for reconstruction, ...Read More

Procedure underway to allot land to Umiya Parivar Trust in Surat

June 08, 2022
Procedure underway to allot land to Umiya Parivar Trust in Surat

Surat: The district collector of Surat has requested Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) to issue opinion for allotment of land to Umiya Parivar Trust in Jiav in Surat Umiya Parivar Trust in Surat has demanded 32367 square meters of land owned by the state government which falls under the education zone. The final plot number 123 a and 123 b of Draft TP scheme number 67 (Jiav-Sonari-Gabheni) falls under the education zone. The district collector has requested SMC to give opinion for it. T...Read More

First public primary school with elevator to come up in Surat

June 08, 2022
First public primary school with elevator to come up in Surat

Surat: The Nagar Prathmik Shikshan Samiti run other schools and Suman schools in Surat were hitherto restricted to 3-storeys maximum. However, the Samiti is likely to build the first five-storey school equipped with an elevator in the Limbayat zone. Plans are afoot to construct two buildings of the school and Suman Shala in Final Plot no. 133 of Anjana in Limbayat at a cost of Rs 22 crore. The Public Construction Committee will present an estimate today and a decision will be taken. This f...Read More

Police prohibit people from taking cars to Dumas beach

May 30, 2022
Police prohibit people from taking cars to Dumas beach

Surat: The police have forbidden people from taking their cars up to the beach in Dumas. A large parking lot has been created near Dumas beach and people will have to park their cars there before going to the beach. The police say that they have to face lot of difficulty to salvage a car stuck in high tide at Dumas beach. After many such incidents, and considering that the sea will also have a very high current owing to the monsoon season, we will not allow any car to proceed beyond the Ganes...Read More

SMC demolishes Madrassa after HC declared it as an encroachment on Govt land

May 27, 2022
SMC demolishes Madrassa after HC declared it as an encroachment on Govt land

Surat: The Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Thursday razed a madrassa near Gopi Talav that was deemed as an encroachment of SMC’s land by the Gujarat High Court. Local people had encroached on 850 square meters of government land just adjacent to the parking lot of Gopi Talav that is under the SMC on the pretext of conducting religious activities. The controversy erupted after the madrassa constructed the first floor. The system went into overdrive after the encroachment came to ligh...Read More

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