What are the famous places to visit in Nasik?

Nasik it holy city in the Maharashtra. Nasik it situated on the bank of Godavari River. Kumbh Mela which is held every 12 years in the nasik. Below are the famous places in the nasik

  • Shri Kalaram temple
  • Panchavati
  • Jain Temple
  • Ganga Ghat and Ramkund
  • Sundarnarayan temple
  • Pandav Leni Caves
  • Kalika mata Temple
  • Muktidham temple
  • Someshwar Water Fall
  • Trimbakeshwar
  • Kapileshwar Temple
  • Anjeneri Hill
  • Gangapur dam
  • Nandur Madhmeshwar Bird Sanctuary
  • Chambharlena Caves
  • Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden
  • Dhammagiri – meditation center
How to Reach Nasik?

You can reach to nasik with various options like by train, by flight, by car and bus. The options are as follows

By Train

Nashik railway station is one of the major stations of Central Railway. There are a number of trains that connect to Nashik and other cities

By Bus

Nasik has three major bus stations

  • CBS
  • Thakkar Bazaar
  • Nasik Road

Buses are available for other cities with plenty options

By Air

Nasik Airport is one of the major airports in India. Nasik has another airport at Ghandhinagar where there is a shorter runway

The Nasik airport is well connected to all the major cities of India and numbers of flights connect it to the nearest airport i.e. Mumbai airport.

By Cab/Car:

Nashik can be reached by road from Mumbai via NH 3. Several private luxury buses as well as Maharashtra State Transport Corporation buses connect Nashik with places like Pune, Shirdi, Aurangabad and Mumbai. . Nashik is 185 km from Mumbai and can reach through NH-3 via Thane-Kasar-Igatpuri.

What is the different kind of services included in the smart city?

Public bike sharing, smart parking, smart street lightening and smart street and various smart services are covered under smart city services.

Who monitors the Smart City Mission?

For the purpose of monitoring the project, the MoUD has established an Apex Committee and National Mission Directorate for National-level monitoring and a High Powered Steering Committee for state-level monitoring. At the city level, there shall be a Smart City Advisory Forum headed by the CEO of the SPV and the forum will invite collaboration from citizens and various stakeholders and will include the District Collector, MP, MLA, Mayor, local youths, technical experts and representatives of Associations.

Who will finance the selected smart cities?

The Smart City Mission will receive financial assistance from the Centre to the extent of Rs. 48,000 Crore over 5 years on an average of Rs. 100 Crore per city per year. An equal amount, on similar basis, will have to be contributed by the State/ULBs. Therefore, Smart cities will have a total fund of almost Rs. 1 lakh Crore. However since this covers only part of the estimated project cost, balance funds are expected to be mobilized by ULBs/States through Public-Private Partnerships, FFC recommendations, municipal bonds, convergence with other Government schemes such as Swachh Bharat Mission, HRIDAY and AMRUT Mission among other avenues

What are the institutional structures (PMUs) to be established for the implementation of Smart Cites Mission?

Comprehensive Capacity Building Programme (CCBP) has been re-aligned with AMRUT and Smart Cities Mission, under which adequate human resources on ground will be placed (State & City MMUs) to provide human resources to provide technical support to States/ ULBs.