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Gujarat’s GIFT City to rival the likes of Shanghai; to have vacuum waste management, district cooling.

Dailybhaskar.com | Last Modified - Jun 04, 2014, 08:47 PM IST

The city will provide state-of-the-art infrastructure unparallel in the entire world.
  • Gujarat’s GIFT City to rival the likes of Shanghai; to have vacuum waste management, district cooling.
    Gujarat’s GIFT City to rival the likes of Shanghai; to have vacuum waste management, district cooling.
    Gandhinagar: A consortium of four banks has offered Rs. 1,157 crore to Narendra Modi's dream project of building a world-class financial hub in his home-state Gujarat that will rival the likes of London, Singapore, Dubai and Hong Kong.
    The consortium of banks- The Syndicate Bank, Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, Punjab and Sindh Bank and Corporation Bank will offer the Rs. 1,157 crore for the construction of meg city along the banks of Sabarmati River between Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar.
    The project, Gujarat International Finance and Tec-City (GIFT City) will be executed by Gujarat International Finance Tec-City Company Ltd, a joint venture between state-owned Gujarat Urban Development Company Ltd and Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), reported The Economic Times.
    The city will provide state-of-the-art infrastructure unparallel in the entire world and offer base to finance and tech firms from hubs like, Mumbai, Gurgaon and Bangaluru.
    The proposed city be built on 986 acres of land and will have a special economic zone (SEZ), international education zone, integrated townships, an entertainment zone, hotels, a convention center, an international techno park, Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) units, shopping malls, stock exchanges and service units.
    The project is being designed by East China Architectural Design & Research Institute (ECADI).
    The city will be powered by 1000MW electricity supply that promises to be 99.999% efficient (about 5.3 minutes of outage per year). Hong Kong Electric Company is 99.998% reliable since 1998.

    For daily consumption every house in the city will be sourced with a natural gas pipeline. The gas will be provided from the existing state-owned gas network of GSPL.
    The city will be connected via an Internet Gateway, world-class next generation IP-based network, International Fibre Landing System.

    The city will boost of one of its kind cooling system, District cooling system. The centralised AC system will be far cheaper and will consume far lesser amount of energy than combine cooling systems of present cities.
    Another unique feature of the city will be its vacuum waste disposal management system.
    The waste will be suck by underground vacuum pipes at a high speed of 90 kmph and the same will be treated by plasma technology.
    The city will pioneer many unique transportation systems-
    1. Using a multimodal mix of Transport systems (MRTS/LRTS/BRTS, etc.) for both inter region (Ahmedabad, Airport, Gandhinagar and the City) and intra-city.
    2. Using walk-to-work concept as part of urban planning with a nodal split of 10:90 between private and public transport.
    3. Use of electric personal rapid transit systems within the City.
    GIFT City will also have its own metro stations.

    The city will offer many landmark buildings including, GIFT Gateway Towers, GIFT Crystal Towers, GIFT Convention Centre. The last one being inspired by the structure of salt crystals and Mahatma Gandhi's Dandi March, the convention centre would have an opera and have a seating capacity of 10,000. The centre would have total built up area of 6,500,000 square feet.
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