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Urban Development’s National Awards handed over to CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

30 Aug 2018

The Minister for Urban Development and Housing, Smt. Maya Singh handed over National Awards to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on July 30. It is to be highlighted that these awards have been conferred upon Madhya Pradesh by the Government of India for innovations in the Urban Development at the National Urban Development Workshop held at Lucknow on July 27-28. Mayor Shri Alok Sharma, Chief Secretary Shri BP Singh, Principal Secretary Urban Development and Housing, Shri Vivek Agrawal, Municipal Commissioner of Bhopal, Shri Avnish Lavaniya and Chief Executive Officer of Smart City Shri Sanjay Kumar were also present on the occasion.

It may be mentioned that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi honoured Mayor of Bhopal Shri Alok Sharma for Integrated Command Control Center of Bhopal Smart City Project and Mayor of Indore Smt. Malini Laxman Gour for issuing bonds under the Amrut Yojana with the National Awards on July 28. Earlier to this, the Union Minister of State for Urban Development and Urban Poverty Alleviation (Independent Charge) Shri Hardeep Singh Puri honoured Madhya Pradesh with 4 National Awards for innovations in Urban Development field. These awards were bestowed for Public Bike Sharing and B-Nest Incubation Center under the Smart City Project Bhopal, Smart Class Room of NDMC and Waste to Energy Plant of Jabalpur Smart City Project.