Published on: April 23, 2022



Teresópolis NEWS

Recently, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has announced that all 100 smart cities will have Integrated Command and Control Centers (ICCCs), under Smart Cities Mission (SCM) INTEGRATED COMMAND AND CONTROL CENTRE

WHAT – Nerve center for operations management in the city with day-to-day exception handling and disaster management


  • Aggregate information across multiple applications and sensors deployed across the city and provide actionable information with appropriate visualization for decision-maker
  • Provide smart solutions to the city’s municipal corporation and help manage safety and surveillance of the city
  • Comprise video walls for real-time monitoring, emergency response system, operations planning to include critical ones and 24×7 manual maintenance
  • Being established to enable smart living, smart environment, smart economy, smart governance, smart population and smart mobility
  • Provide valuable insights by processing complex data sets at an aggregated level to derive intelligence for improved planning and policymaking
  • Linked to the CCTNS (Crime and Criminal Tracking Networks and Systems) network under the Ministry of Home Affairs


  • Under Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
  • Launched in 2015
  • Developing citizen-friendly and self-sustainable urban settlements
  • First Target – 100 cities being developed between January 2016 to June 2018
  • Minimum of five years is given for a city to be completed
  • Aims to focus on innovative digital technologies interlinked with its ‘Digital India’, providing technology solutions such as surveillance systems to reduce crime and improve safety of residents
  • Projects related to e-governance, mobility, integrated traffic management and solid waste management have been envisaged.
  • process starts with the formation of an implementing agency, a special purpose vehicle (SPV), promoted by the state/Union Territory and the urban local body, with a 50% equity shareholding each. The SPV, formed as a limited company, is governed by the Companies Act, 2013.