As part of transforming Mumbai into a smart city, the state government will provide 1,200 wi-fi hotspots by May next year. “We are making Mumbai a wi-fi city by May 2017 with 1,200 hotspots at important places,” chief minister Devendra Fadnavis told the state Assembly on Friday. This was another important step after the CCTV project towards making Mumbai a smart city, he said.Of the total of 1,200 hotspots, 500 will be operational in the first phase by November 2016, Fadnavis said. Talking about other city-related issues, he said the BMC will treat all sewage water before it flows into the sea. A project to generate electricity from the waste was being set up, Fadnavis saidThe Union government had sanctioned affordable housing projects under which 1,01,701 houses would be constructed in the state. The Centre had allocated Rs 1,513 crore and the state government Rs 967 crore, Fadnavis said.
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