UP Lucknow One City One Smart Card Scheme – Pay Water Tax / Electricity Bills / Metro Fare / Bus Tickets

UP govt. plans to start One City One Card Scheme 2020-21 under Smart City Mission & link it with Lucknow Smart App, now pay water tax / electricity bills / metro fare / bus tickets / parking charges / e-challans etc

March 4, 2020 | UPDATED ON: March 4, 2020
UP Lucknow One City One Smart Card Scheme

Uttar Pradesh government is going to launch One City One Card Scheme in Lucknow (UP capital). This UP One City One Smart Card Scheme will enable people to pay water tax, electricity bills, parking charges, e-challans, metro fare and buy bus tickets. The single smart card under the Smart City project will also include linking smart cards with Lucknow Smart App. This move is going to increase cashless transactions which is step forward for Digital India initiative.

The smart cards under UP One City One Smart Scheme will be linked with Lucknow Smart App for more facilities. This idea to be implemented in UP’ capital is borrowed from central govt’s One Nation, One Card Scheme which was announced last year. Lucknow Smart App is a single window for redressal of all civic problems and a guide to parking in the city. The linking will allow people to book parking slots in advance, besides availing a host of other civic facilities that will be linked with the app in future.

The state govt. will develop centralized system of parking and link it to the Lucknow Smart app so that people can get information about empty slots from their home and book them as well. Moreover, govt. will also launch an anti-encroachment drive in novending areas.

UP Lucknow One City One Smart Card Scheme 2020-21

UP One City One Card Scheme under Smart City Mission allows users to avail various facilities. These includes paying of water tax, electricity bills, parking charges, e-challans, metro fares and Buying bus tickets using one smart card. This smart card would be linked with Lucknow Smart App which would push technology bar to remain ahead of Smart City Curve.

The new One City One Smart Card Scheme will promote cashless transactions and Digital India initiatives. This plan is in line with the central govt’s One Nation One Card Scheme announced last year. Moreover, the union govt. also plans to link all the ration cards pan India. From 1 April 2020, any ration card holder will be able to use the same ration card to avail subsidized food grains from anywhere in the country.

As the new smart cards to be launched in Lucknow will be linked to Smart App, people can avail single window facility for single window for redressal of all civic problems and a guide to parking in the city. The linking of the card with the app will allow people to book parking slots in advance, besides availing a host of other civic facilities that will be linked with the app in future.

The state govt. of UP is planning to develop a centralised system of parking. This new system would be link to the Lucknow Smart App so that people can get information about empty slots from their home and book them as well.

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