Utility tunnel in GIFT CITY-Country’s first smart city where you can drink water from any tap

utility tunnel in Gift City:Gujarat International Finance Tax City (Gift City) built near Gandhinagar is India’s first smart city. Gift City is spread over 886 acres and includes both domestic and SEZ. Currently more than 9 thousand employees are working here. The infrastructure of Gift City is unique. The complex also has facilities like district cooling system, utility tunnel, automatic system for garbage collection.

There are 7 towers operating in the city. Gift City houses national and international banks, IT companies, insurance companies, international stock market and India’s first International Finance Services Center (IFSC). Hotels, club houses, affordable houses and residential units are included here. The water treatment plant in Gift City is also unique. You can get drinking water from the tap at any complex in Gift City. Its entire structure is boundaryless. Meaning none of the towers are covered with compound walls. This system has been adopted for better utilization of land.

utility tunnel in Gift City

A Utility tunnel in Gift City

Typically, high-rise buildings require trenches to be dug to carry water, drainage and wiring lines, but a utility tunnel has been constructed in Gift City. All types of lines pass through this tunnel. An exhaust system is kept in the tunnel. So that the workers inside never have the question of suffocation.

Garbage can be dumped from anywhere directly into the plant

A window on each floor of the building is connected to a tunnel in which organic and inorganic wastes are separated. All the waste goes to a waste management plant and the organic waste is composted.

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Not a single building has separate AC

None of the towers from 9th have separate AC. District cooling plant alone provides AC everywhere. There is no outdoor unit outside. The plant provides uniform cooling to all towers and saves 30 percent in electricity bills.

A single utility tunnel for AC wires

A utility tunnel has been built underground in Gift City. All water, cooling, wiring lines pass through the tunnel. If there is a fault in any service, the road does not have to be dug up and the fault is caught.

Gift City is spread over 886 acres near Gandhinagar
Gift City has unique infrastructure from cooling to garbage collection
There is no boundary wall anywhere in the complex

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