India : HP CM launches smart city public engagement phase

SHIMLA: The task to convert Shimla into a Smart City has begun with the launch of public engagement phase by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh by filling the prescribed form with suggestions for all-round growth of the city. In his suggestions Virbhadra Singh said that entire roof tops should be regularly painted in Shimla city to give it beautiful look of hill station. He said that system should be evolved to curb social evils like drug menace so that energy of youth could be channelised for creative works.

Virbhadra Singh has appealed to the general public to give their valuable suggestions towards making Shimla Smart City so that the capital could become model city not only in the State but also in the entire country. He said that suggestions of common man were important for building of any society and their views should be incorporated for future development of any area.

He asked planners, doctors, engineers and experts to express their opinion with freedom so that wider opinion could be converged for best development of Shimla. He said green patches in and around Shimla should be developed into beautiful parks so that green cover could expand around the city.


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Smart Grid Bulletin February 2019

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