Municipal Executive Officer Rahul Singh of Pasighat, the headquarters of East Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh, says Smart City Mission is an area based development and it is intended to benefit all citizens in and around the city.
People should come forward and share their valuable suggestions, he said while holding a consultation meeting with senior citizens, officers, leaders and NGOs.
Smart City Proposal (SCP) would be citizen-oriented and the bottom-up planning is based on citizen’s participation.
He urged all the stakeholders, including residents, traders, professionals and those who are socially, economically and physically deprived to put forth their grievances and suggestions to make Pasighat smart and beautiful.
The idea is to create a city where there will be 24×7 potable water and power supplies, traffic management for vehicular and pedestrians, shopping complexes, amusement parks, crowd pulling tourism infrastructures, robust IT connectivity along with educational hub and international standard health services without disturbing the ecological balance.
Singh informed that “mygov portal” has been updated with latest public opinions, radio interviews, group discussions, talk shows and other activities being carried out by Smart City Mission office.
Under area-based plan, two activities like retrofitting and redevelopment has already been taken up where citizens could select and vote one place each.
In PAN city proposal, out of five projects, two would be finalized on citizens’ demand.
The urban centres of Pasighat are being connected with road, rail, air and waterways.