Ranchi, Jul 31 (PTI) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today said that the landscaping of the upcoming smart city should be according to the nature and climate of Ranchi. Also Read - Pathalgadi Movement: Tribals in Ranchi Install Stone Plaque on Land Given to Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Reviewing the plan of smart city here at a top-level meeting, Das said the smart city should be created keeping in view the geographical position and eco system of Ranchi, according to an official release. Also Read - Germany's New Coronavirus Tracing App Raises Privacy Concerns, Citizens Call it 'Creepy'

The new city should be made in such a way that people would remember the planner even after hundreds of years, he said adding that electric cables should be laid underground and special focus must be given on water supply and sewerage system. Also Read - Conservationists Satellite Detect 'Exciting Data' After Fitting GPS Collars to Endangered Red Pandas Near Mt Kangchenjunga

He directed the officials to start the work as soon as possible.

Urban Development Secretary Arun Kumar Singh described the plan of the smart city and said that in the 656 acre city, 30 per cent of the space would be provided to educational institutions and institutions of skill development.

Thirteen per cent space would be provided for residential complexes and 10 per cent for commercial complexes.

He said there would be separate track for cyclists in the city and solar energy will be used in a big way.

Singh said that 122 cycle stations are being built in every 300 metre. In the first phase, 1264 cycles fitted with GPS will be made available at the cycle stations.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.