Bhopal, July 26: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that urbanization process cannot be prevented but better management is possible. Cities become heaven with better management.
While releasing a book titling ‘Hamare Shahron Ka Rupantran’ of renowned economist Isher Judge Ahluwalia, CM Chouhan mentioned that villages are spreading rapidly towards the cities. New challenges are emerging before the cities. Hence, there is a need to pay attention towards better urban management and planning.
Chouhan further mentioned that 22 cities of Madhya Pradesh have secured positions out of 100 cities in recently conducted sanitation survey. Indore has secured first place followed by Bhopal. Moreover, 7 cities of the state have been included in the smart city list.
Meanwhile, Appreciating Madhya Pradesh for progress made by the state in the field of urban management and planning, Isher Judge Ahluwalia mentioned that the fund provided for smart city is being utilized in better way by the state.
Deliberating on city bus service being provided at Indore with private and public partnership, she said that amazing work has been undertaken in Indore and Bhopal for urban transportation.