Nagpur Smart City has bagged the award for its effective contribution in ‘Smart and Successful Pandemic Recovery’ by developing a Covid Bed Status App and donated to the Citizens of Nagpur during COVID-19 Pandemic. The award has been presented to the Nagpur Smart City CEO Chinmay Gotmare (IAS) by the Smart Cities Council of India in a glittering function organized in Mumbai recently.
The Smart Cities Council of India hosted the 7th edition of ‘Smart Urbanation’ on August 26 2022 in Mumbai. The event was supported by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY), Government of India. The Live Nagpur reported, the Smart Project Awards were conferred in various categories that recognize pioneering projects, ideas, and strategies for making cities in the country more livable, sustainable and economically viable. Across the country, 33 cities submitted nominations in different categories. Out of these, Nagpur Smart and Sustainable City Development Corporation Limited (NSSCDCL) wins the award for “Smart and Successful Pandemic Recovery”.
Effective leadership, a proactive approach, innovative and resilient strategies, as well as a three-layered strategy of early detection, isolation, testing, and treatment have contributed to the city's success in combating COVID-19. By providing services as requested, COVID-19 was controlled and citizens were able to cope with all the hard situations they were facing.