- October 28, 2015
COMMUNITY ZONAL CONSULTATION AT RIBANDAR
Around 60 people attended the Zonal Public meeting held in Ribandar, where the different phases of the Panaji Smart City process were explained in detail. The public meeting was facilitated by Shri. Sidharth Kuncalienkar MLA of Panaji and Shri. Sunandan Tiwari, Deputy Director of ICLEI South Asia.
The public meeting commenced by explaining to the citizens the phases and process of the ‘Smart City Challenge’ and initiatives been taken towards stakeholders involvement.
Shri. Sidharth Kuncalienkar, proposed his views towards a Smart City with increasing energy efficiency in terms of lights, water supply & sewage and transportation. Shri. Sunandan Tiwari, gave an in-depth presentation on Phase1 initiatives undertaken and future tasks to be undertaken towards Panaji Smart City.
The issue of transportation and parking was emphasized, concluding with suggestions of promoting alternative transport utilizing water ways.