Surat smart city is selected for ‘city award’ for showing great momentum in implementation of projects under ‘India Smart Cities Awards’ 2018.
Nine awards in three categories– Project Award, Innovative Idea Award and City Award have been announced under the India Smart Cities Awards, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs said in a statement on Wednesday.
The city award is being given to Surat for showing great momentum in implementation of projects especially in the categories of urban environment, transport and mobility and sustainable integrated development.
The Innovative Idea award is being given to a project/idea particularly remarkable for its innovative, bottom-up and transformative approach towards achievement of sustainable integrated development.
Joint winners in this category are Bhopal for their Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC) and Ahmedabad for Safe and Secure Ahmedabad (SASA) Project.
The Project awards are being given to most innovative and successful projects in seven categories that have been completed by April 1.
India Smart Cities Award were launched on 25 June 2017 with an objective to reward cities, projects and innovative ideas, promoting sustainable development in cities.