Mangaluru: MLA D Vedavyas Kamath opined that after bringing some modification to the report, jointly submitted by Cardiff University of United Kingdom (UK) and School of Planning and Architecture (NPA), New Delhi, it can be adopted to the smart city projects of Mangaluru.
He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating two days workshop cum exhibition on 'liveable urbanism' at Mini Town Hall on Tuesday, September 10.
Kamath said, "Waterfront areas of the city, if developed can promote trade and help in improvement of the economy. The water bodies like Gujjarakere and Kavoor Kere should also be developed under smart city projects. District Wenlock Hospital also should be developed under smart city project as people from over eight districts are utilising the services of this hospital", he said.
Meanwhile, Kamath lauded the efforts of team members of both Cardiff University and NPA, New Delhi for their report on smart city. "The report submitted by this team would become an important document for our smart city project", he added.
Mangaluru Smart City Ltd in-charge Managing Director Snehal informed that both teams have submitted a joint report and gave their opinion on how our Mangaluru city can be developed under smart city project. People should also provide their suggestion in this regard", she said.
Dr Shibu Raman, an architect from Cardiff University and Confederation of Real Estate Developer's Association of India (CREDAI) chairman Naveen Cardoza also spoke on the occasion. MCC Commissioner Mohammed Nazeer, smart city director D B Mehta General Managers Arun Prabha, Mahesh Kumar and British High Commissioner Rashmi Ranjan were present.
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