Smart city bug is catching every one and even Indian Army is not spared. The Jaisalmer Military Station is being developed into a Smart Armed Forces Station and a detailed plan is being formulated in consonance with the eight key areas identified by the Central government for development of Smart Cities.
The habitat development being undertaken by the army will incorporate the concept of Smart Building and Green Building Norms. Rain water harvesting, centralised garbage disposal system, solar water heater, solar security lights, underground electric cabling, LED lighting system, provision of LPG through pipelines, prepaid electricity and water meters, waste disposal chutes, passenger and service – you will find all of them in these dwelling units. Further, a state of the art Military Hospital is being developed there.
In addition, a central sports complex is being constructed which will host Astroturf hockey ground, synthetic volleyball courts, synthetic basketball courts, athletics track, tennis courts, indoor badminton courts, squash courts and state of art gymnasium. It will also have an auditorium with a capacity of 1,200 people, a state of the art shopping complex and Sainik Institute located in the middle of the station for easy accessibility.