Bhopal soon to define parameters of Smart City: CM Shivraj
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 26-Jun-2017

Bhopal, June 26: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Bhopal will set parameters for smart city in the World. The city has efficiency and capacity for this. He said that people here had taken resolution to make the city clean and they successfully achieved it.

While addressing programme to mark the second anniversary of Smart City Plan, Chief Minister Chouhan said that arrangements for Smart City should be taken care of human sensitivities. Poor's life and environment should be better by smart systems. People living in slums should reside in houses. Efforts are being made for this.

The Chief Minister issued directives that all logos of Smart City should be in Hindi as well. Trees of local species should be planted so that oxygen is availed in environment. Next generation gets clean environment. All efforts for this should be made.

Appreciating efforts for constructing cycle tracks, Chief Minister said that cycling, on the one hand, makes peoples healthy, it reduces drastically pollution in environment on the other hand. He underlined the need to control rising vehicle number. Suggestion was given to increase financial burden on people having more than one vehicle.

He said that Bhopal Municipal Corporation is working fast for the resolution, taken to make Bhopal as clean, healthy, hightech and global city. For efforts made for betterment of poor in smart system, he extended greetings to team of the corporation.

Describing Smart City Plan as amazing, he emphasised on keeping fast the working speed. Singh said that Madhya Pradesh is gaining progress and development in every sector. Urban development is the first in the state. Twenty cities, from 100 Smart Cities in the country are from the state. In the beginning, he unveiled GIS portal, Smart Poll and Smart Cycling facility.