The Union Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), Government of India recently released a list of 23 cities, which included Panaji, which have been invited to revise and fast track their Smart City proposals for submission before 15th April 2016.
As part of the process, a public consultation session was held on the 22nd of March in the presence of Sidharth Kuncalienkar, MLA Panaji, Surendra Furtado, Mayor of the city and Sanjit Rodrigues, Commissioner, CCP at the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) hall. Citizens and stakeholders came together to share feedback, deliberate and discuss on the proposed Panaji Smart City Proposal.
The team of consultants from ICLEI South Asia started off by making a presentation to citizens gathered. The consultants shared a detailed presentation on the key factions in the upgraded plan and addressed queries. Comments, suggestions and feedback were sought from citizens.