Naya Raipur – currently touted as the 10th smart city of the country has started operating, and its Musical Fountain with its LED Lighting in India is the diamond of this crown. Inaugurated by India’s Honourable Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh on the premises of Rajdhani Sarovar Sector 19, this is one of its kinds based on German laser technology.
With its prime location itself being a point of attraction, the Naya Raipur Development Authority is striving hard to ensure that people have an engaging time entertaining themselves by this show.
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The Musical Fountain
Speaking on a general note, this fountain is quite an addition to the concept of smart city India project which Naya Raipur upholds. Built quite on the lines of Kancheria Lake of Gujarat, this is touted to be the 6th of all musical fountains in the country. With the Ripple Company at the head of this project, this is in no way less than its contemporaries in Bengal, Lucknow and Jamshedpur.
As per internal sources of the Housing and Environment Department, this musical fountain is the first of its kind in Chhattisgarh and has been built under strict expert help. In fact, its light effects (the prime reason for its popularity) use a new format of LED Lighting in India.
The screen and effects that water brings
Going by statistics – it has a complete 360-degree rotation with close to 105 fountains of 12 metres X 35 metres dimension. The Aqua-Pyrotechnic mortar with multiple nozzles has a specific sunburst installed.
The notable aspect of this fountain is its ‘Multimedia Laser and Video Show’ which has close to 200 water effects – a notable aspect of this Greenfield smart city! The RGB laser beam projector is expected to have 250 RGB lights.
Some unique aspects of this laser show are:
- As of now, around 224 fountain jets have come to surface.
- Naya Raipur Development Authority has lived up to the environmental concerns and preserved the surrounding 55 water bodies
- The lakecircles with a plethora of public facilities like – jogging track, public toilets, parking facility, cafeteria and other public facilities. A perfect step up for a greenfield smart city.
As part of this segment, the NRDA has also specified an ‘Intelligent Rain Water Drainage System’ which will alert the monitoring agencies of any upcoming flood and waterlogging tendencies.
A new format of LED Lighting in India
According to a leading official of the Ripple Company, this water effect – “Will see it’s organisation by the Musical Fountain Pyrotechnic. Also, as of now a capacity of 400 people have been developed, which has chances of expansion in near future as per the demand.” Clearly, the 30-30-minute video and laser shows are expected to pull major crowd in this smart city India project.
Thus, on the whole, this musical fountain is truly a mesmerising experience that has been attracting viewers even from all surrounding areas of Naya Raipur.