Tiruvanthapuram Smart City Limited is all prepared to start its Smart City projects next year.
Six major projects including electric autorickshaw project, open gym and play equipment for children in three parks, maintenance of public toilets, solar panels on rooftops of Government buildings, bicycle sharing project and information kiosks will kick off next month.
The tendering process for the open gym and play equipment for children was recently concluded. These open gyms will be set up at Gandhi Park, Sree Chithira Thirunal park and the Sreekandeswaram park.
Five companies are currently bidding for e-auto project and will soon make a detailed presentation before an expert committee.
The tenders for three projects – solar panels on rooftops of Government buildings, maintenance of public toilets and information kiosk will also be floated soon.
The soil testing for the multi-level car parking facility at Thampanoor has also been completed. It will be built in the Corporation’s current parking space opposite the railway station.