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10 point charter for Selection of Smart Cities

January 18, 2015 Leave a comment Go to comments

For the selection of Smart Cities in India, the government would ensure a 10-point charter. It will rate cities based on sanitation and credit worthiness for this.

1. City Master Plans wherever due and City Sanitation Plans

1. City Master Plans wherever due and City Sanitation Plans

2. Long Term Urban Development Plans for district headquarters focusing on an area of 25 km radius

3. Long Term City Mobility PlansCity specific strategies for promotion of renewable energy sources like solar and

4. City specific strategies for promotion of renewable energy sources like solar and wind power, waste to energy etc.

5. Regulatory bodies for pricing of utilities like water and power and assessment and revision of taxes from time to time to enhance resource baseTaking necessary initiatives for assessing credit worthiness of each city to mobilise resources from appropriate sources;

6. Taking necessary initiatives for assessing credit worthiness of each city to mobilise resources from appropriate sources

7. Promotion of water harvesting and water recycling on a large scale through necessary provisions by revising Building Bye-laws in line with emerging needs of cities and aspirations of people. Promoting citizens in urban planning , decision-making and management;

8. Promoting citizens in urban planning, decision-making and management, Capacity building in key disciplines; and

9. Capacity building in key disciplines10.Improving urban governance through adoption of ICT platforms to ensure accountability and transparency besides online delivery of various services.

10. Improving urban governance through adoption of ICT platforms to ensure accountability and transparency besides online delivery of various services.

See the press release: http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=114695

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