Public participation is key to Smart Cities: Venkaiah Naidu
Public participation is the cornerstone for the success of Smart Cities Mission, said Union minister for Urban Development M. Venkaiah Naidu. M. Venkaiah Naidu reviewed the progress of Smart Cities Mission in four Smart Cities of Rajasthan, namely Jaipur, Udaipur, Kota and Ajmer. During the meeting, the M. Venkaiah Naidu said that public participation is the cornerstone for the success of Smart Cities Mission. He said that the Smart City Advisory Forum should meet regularly to advise and enable collaboration among various stakeholders.
The minister said that District Collector, Member of Parliament, Member of Legislative Assembly, Mayor, CEO of Special Purpose Vehicle, etc should take part in the forum. The Members of Parliament representing Jaipur, Udaipur, Kota and Ajmer and the CEOs of Special Purpose Vehicle of four Smart Cities were present during the meeting.