Smart City Plans throw up a range of vision statements

By Accommodation Times News Services

Smart City LogoSmart City Plans for 95 cities received in the Ministry of Urban Development have thrown up a variety of vision statements ranging from becoming clean and green to being a multi-functional tribal hub.

A perusal of Smart City Plans of 50 cities revealed that 11 cities aimed at emerging as clean, green and sustainable cities followed by 9 cities seeking to leverage rich cultural heritage legacy for stimulating development, 8 cities stating economic growth and development upfront as the core of their vision and the rest seeking to emerge as tourism hubs, port cities, education and health hubs, industrial and institutional centres etc., taking advantage of unique features and strengths of respective cities. Promoting economic development, improving quality of life and enabling inclusive urbanization is mentioned as part of the vision by most of the cities.

As required under the Mission Guidelines, each of the Mission Cities has formulated City Vision Statement based on citizen consultations.

New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) in its vision statement aimed at emerging as the global bench mark for a capital city.

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