Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today said the Smart City Mission as a new concept for the 21 st Century launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become a people’s movement, ushering in a new life in Indian cities, promising a New India.
Addressing the ‘Urban Transformation and Governance Summit-2020: ETGovernment’ at the Sabarmati Riverfront here, he said that Smart Cities has brought about a positive change among the people. Ahmedabad city getting the tag of Word’s first Indian Heritage City has raised the importance of Gujarat and India.
He said that India’s Independence movement has also begun from the banks of this Sabarmati River. We have developed the Sabarmati Riverfront as a gift to the World. Mr. Rupani said that Gujarat has become a best destination for investment and a manufacturing hub, creating many job opportunities for people of Gujarat and other states as well. Gujarat cities have become a role model for Good Governance and Trade and
Commerce. He wished the summit would prove as ‘Right Job at the Right Time’.
Laying stress on technological upgradation of cities and urban public utilities, keeping the people’s welfare in the target group. It is not enough for the cities to be smart, but have to be safe also. He said the state of the art Integrated Command and Control Centre has been started for real-time monitoring of the network of CCTV cameras.
The Chief Minister also launched AMDBIKE as public sharing of bike.
The function was attended by Ahmedabad Mayor Bijalben Patel, Additional Chief Secretary for Urban Development Mukesh Puri and Municipal Commissioner Vijay Nehra.
Source: Information Department, Gujarat