Photos: Smart city coming up on the banks of Sabarmati river in Gujarat

 Photos: Smart city coming up on the banks of Sabarmati river in Gujarat

An aerial view of a site under construction at the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) at Gandhinagar, in Gujarat, 11 April 2015. India's push to accommodate a booming urban population and attract investment rests in large part with dozens of "smart" cities like the one being built on the dusty banks of the Sabarmati river. Reuters

A worker folds the cable of a welding machine in front of two office buildings at the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) at Gandhinagar, in the western Indian state of Gujarat, April 10, 2015. India's push to accommodate a booming urban population and attract investment rests in large part with dozens of "smart" cities like the one being built on the dusty banks of the Sabarmati river in western India. Picture taken April 10, 2015.  REUTERS

A worker folds the cable of a welding machine in front of two office buildings at the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) at Gandhinagar, in Gujarat, on 10 April 2015. Reuters

Labourers look out from a window of a data centre building under construction at the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) at Gandhinagar, in the western Indian state of Gujarat, April 10, 2015. India's push to accommodate a booming urban population and attract investment rests in large part with dozens of "smart" cities like the one being built on the dusty banks of the Sabarmati river in western India. Picture taken April 10, 2015.  REUTERS

Labourers look out from a window of a data centre building under construction at the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) at Gandhinagar, in Gujarat, on 10 April 2015. Reuters

Engineers walk past a cooling system plant under construction inside Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) at Gandhinagar, in the western Indian state of Gujarat, April 10, 2015. India's push to accommodate a booming urban population and attract investment rests in large part with dozens of "smart" cities like the one being built on the dusty banks of the Sabarmati river in western India. Picture taken April 10, 2015.  REUTERS

Engineers walk past a cooling system plant under construction inside Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) at Gandhinagar, in Gujarat, on 10 April 2015. Reuters

A labourer pulls a cable in front of two office buildings in Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) at Gandhinagar, in the western Indian state of Gujarat, April 10, 2015. India's push to accommodate a booming urban population and attract investment rests in large part with dozens of "smart" cities like the one being built on the dusty banks of the Sabarmati river in western India. Picture taken April 10, 2015.  REUTERS

A labourer pulls a cable in front of two office buildings in Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) at Gandhinagar, in Gujarat, on 10 April 2015. Reuters

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Updated Date: Apr 15, 2015 22:16:25 IST