रायपुर स्मार्ट सिटी लिमिटेड के संलग्न सभी 6 कार्ययोजनाओं के नामिनेशन को एक साथ राष्ट्रीय स्तर पर 6 अलग-अलग कैटेगरी में ”स्काॅच अवार्ड“ के लिए चयनित किया गया है. इस अवार्ड के मूल्यांकन के हर चरण को सफलतापूर्वक पार करते हुए रायपुर स्मार्ट सिटी लिमिटेड ने राष्ट्रीय स्तर पर अपनी श्रेष्ठता साबित की है. नई दिल्ली के संविधान क्लब में जून माह में आयोजित 52 वें स्काॅच समिट में यह अवार्ड रायपुर स्मार्ट सिटी लिमिटेड को प्रदान किया जायेगा.
Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today called upon the youth to follow traffic rules for their own safety and that of others. He urged the drivers of two-wheelers to wear helmets to protect their lives. In order to make Raipur 'Smart City' the contribution of youth will be crucial. He was addressing about four thousand and five hundred youth who had gathered to learn about the traffic rules at the Indoor Stadium. The World's Longest Safety Lesson Programme organized today has been sent to the Guinness Book of World Records.
The Chhattisgarh Government has recommended Raipur and Bilaspur for their inclusion in the Smart City Project. A proposal in this direction will be sent to central Government soon. This was decided at the meeting of the High-Level Committee, constituted under Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand, for the Smart City Project, held on Tuesday.
The Union Government has given its in principle approval to the state government's proposal for converting the area between Capital Raipur and its expansion project Naya Raipur into Smart City. The approval came during meeting with Union Urban Development and Housing Minister M Venkaiah Naidu by PWD and Housing Minister Rajesh Munat on Thursday at New Delhi. During the meeting other necessary issues pertaining to Urban Administration and Development also came up for discussion.