Feedback on Area Based Development & Pan-City Smart Solutions proposed for Rajkot Smart City

As a part process of Smart city Proposal preparation Rajkot Municipal Corporation organized an intensive and extensive citizen engagement at multiple levels in the city as per the citizen engagement Plan. RMC started its Round I consultation on 11th September,2015 to arrive at Citizens’ aspiration for their city. The exercise concluded on 2nd October, 2015 with declaration of City’svision. A wide range of activities including focus group consultation, ward level consultation, Vision contest, Radio Mirchi contest, essay writing, etc were organized. In addition to face to face meetings RMC used print media and social media including facebook, twitter, RMC’s website, mygov, whatsapp and bulk sms to reach citizens of Rajkot, resulting in humongous participation from citizens.The overwhelming response from its citizens helped in arriving at priority sectors for development, vision and goals, smart solutions. On the basis of the responses and key stakeholder consultations the options for area based proposal and Pan city solutions were identified and a poll to arrive at a preferred option was organized on mygov and RMC’s website. The finalized options were then taken up for preparation of Draft Smart city Proposal for Rajkot. The proposal has identified projects that reflects the citizens priorities and the vision for the city. Now RMC requests its citizen to enthusiastically participate to voice their feedback and specific suggestions to further enrich the proposal and support us in finalizing the same We request to give your comments latest by 10th December 2015 at our email id:rmc.smartcity@gmail.com or send personally or by post at Room No:10, JnNURM Cell, Behind Big Bazaar, West Zone Office-Rajkot Municipal Corporation.