The draft Smart City plan for Tiruchi is expected to be readied by November 20 and would be presented before the stakeholders for another round of discussion soon after.
Citizen engagement strategies and tools
The city's civic administration has set-up two booths in each ward to seek citizen's suggestions on top five priorities for the city. So far, 60,000 forms have been submitted by the citizens.
Better drinking water supply, more sanitation facilities and need improved transport system were some of the key pain points highlighted from the ides, feedback and suggestions generated from the zonal-level meets.
The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation plans to give a 5 per cent discount on property tax bills for households segregating dry and wet waste. The AMC will initially try out this project in three areas covering 5,000 households.
In a unique work model, the Madurai civic body has asked its residents to cast vote for prioritising seven of its shortlisted Smart City proposals.
Experts and layman - all join hands to get maximum ideas, suggestions to prepare a Smart City plan for Pune.
Apart from the basic water and electricity supply needs, decongesting roads, need for more healthcare facilities, women safety and IT friendly enablers are some of the common needs of the people of Bhuabaneswar and Rourkela.
The Mangaluru City Corporation to take citizen feedback from three zonal activity and the official government portal.
The Aligarh municipal body sets up Facebook, Twitter and email service to address such anxious queries of residents following selection of the town in the 100 Smart Cities mission.
Union urban development minister Venkaiah Naidu held a workshop in Kolkata on 12 September, 2015, to discuss how Smart Cities can be developed in West Bengal.