Bhubaneswar wins 2 awards in India Smart City Contest, ranked 2nd in Social Aspects category

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s capital city won two awards in the India Smart City Awards Contest (IASC) organised by the Union Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs.

While Bhubaneswar ranked 2nd among all smart cities of the country in the Social Aspects category for its globally acclaimed project ‘Socially Smart Bhubaneswar’, it secured the 3rd spot in the Governance category for ‘Bhubaneswar Me’ mobile phone application.

Expressing his happiness over the achievement, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Sanjay Kumar Singh said, “We have achieved these awards with our innovations and ideas and in future, the city will come up with more such citizen-centric projects. The Smart City Project works will be expedited and I hope in future we will win more such awards during Smart City Challenge.”

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