Jammu: Smart cities challenge is a competition of Municipalities to provide Economic opportunity, improve governance, and make living smooth for the resident living in the state.
Smart city project focuses on most urgent needs and problems and to provide a smart solution for the problems faced by the residents. To Provide the basics and advance facilities to the people such as better transport system, better health care system, better education system etc.
Smart city plans are to be submitted by December 15 to the ministry and this time Jammu city is participating in this competition. The evaluation Criteria of competition accords 30 out of 100 marks for implementation framework including feasibility and cost effectiveness,20 for the result orientation,16 for citizen participation for identifying goals, 10 for smartness of solution and 15 for strength and weakness and city’s vision.
In between all of this, one of the most important section is citizen engagement in the process of Identifying goals and objective for the development of the smart city.