Lucknow - The City of Nawabs and Capital of Uttar Pradesh, has always been known as a multicultural city.
From an art to a smart city, Lucknow is transforming from City of Nawabs into a bustling metro.
The journey from a laid back city of the era of Nawabs with rickshaws and tongas on the streets to a place with Metro train, fast moving buses, taxis, 1090 women’s powerline, Dial 100 and 108 ambulance facility, the transformation has been tremendous.
Lucknow has often been identified with its architectural wonders like Rumi Darwaza, Imambada and Satkhanda. However, now the infrastructural development of the city is moving on a very fast pace and Lucknow has gradually became an ideal place to live and settle in. Lucknow has become the hub of world class education starting from nursery schools to IIM lucknow. With the advent of IT city, Lucknow has beome a prime job location for students and professionals belonging to nearby areas. Morever, the city has also seen development of world class hospitals that includes Medanta hospital.
After getting a lion’s share in the list of 90 cities shortlisted for the central government’s Smart City project so far, Uttar Pradesh is looking forward to becoming a ‘smart state’ dotted with mini-metropolitan cities well-equipped with modern infrastructure and facilities. The seat of power of the Nawabs in the 18th and 19th century will continue to maintain its heritage and culture but will also have latest developments under smart city. The stakeholders are planning to boost its rich culture, cuisine, business, infrastructure, education, tourism and music.