The Indian Institute of Management Raipur (IIM-R) may soon relocate to its own campus in Naya Raipur. As of now, the institute is functional from its temporary campus in GEC Campus, Sejbahar Raipur.
According to the reports, Chhattisgarh government has allotted 80.92 hectares of land in Pota and Cheria villages to IIM-R for the establishment of a permanent campus. The construction of the new campus will be looked after by the Naya Raipur Development Authority (NRDA). The new capital region would also have a university area which will be built in an area of 411.5 hectares.
Naya Raipur is one of the five cities across the country which were chosen as demonstration cities by the Centre for their project Sustainable Urban Transport Project (SUTP). The five cities were asked to prepare project profiles with the assistance of the SUTP Consultants and were endorsed by the SUTP Steering Committee as city demonstration projects.
The project will have an IT-enabled system to manage a host of utilities by using state-of-art technology. The design will be composed of city surveillance, IT-enabled land management system among others which are one of its kind and which were only used in the developed countries till now.
Apart from this, the Sustainable Urban Transport Project will also include the following:
- Intelligent lighting systems
- City guide map available through a web browser
- Pay and use parking systems
- Display boards will be put up across the city for providing real-time information to citizens
- Emergency System & Alerts