From winning the smart city race to become first Indian city to selected as one of the finalist to complete in the Smart city awards, Bhubaneswar is proving itself in every phase and race that why it deserves to be on the top.
And now Smart City Bhubaneswar wins prestigious American Planning Association award and not only that Bhubaneswar has become the first Indian city to do so.
“Congratulate Bhubaneswar – Smart City and its denizens on winning the prestigious Pierre L’Enfant International Planning Excellence Award instituted by American Planning Association.”, CM Naveen Patnaik posted on his facebook page.
It is indeed gratifying to see our Capital City making the world sit up and take notice of its citizen centric vision that aims to achieve sustainable economic growth and improve quality of life for all sections. This is for the first time in the history of APA Awards that an Indian city has been recognised for its planning efforts.
“Global recognition like Pierre L’Enfant International Planning Excellence Award and the honour of being a finalist at the World Smart City Awards 2016 at Barcelona last year only bolster our efforts towards the goal.
I am proud that Bhubaneswar is not only developing as a world class city but also being acknowledged as a model for other cities around the world.”- Naveen Patnaik stated.