MyGov Talk- Itanagar Smart City

Itanagar, situated at the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas, has been the Capital of India's largest North Eastern state, Arunachal Pradesh since 20th April 1974. It comes administratively under Papum Pare district. There are a number of mixed tribes residing in the city but Nyishi or Nyishings are the major tribe in Itanagar area. However, because of its cosmopolitan culture, Itanagar can be called as Mini India. As a capital town, Itanagar is connected with the rest of the country by road and air communications. Pawan Hans provides Helicopter service between Guwahati and Naharlagun (Itanagar). Regular buses/taxis are available from Guwahati. Ita Fort which reflects the history of Ahom kingdom, dates back to the 14th century. Itanagar has been identified with Mayapur, the capital of the 11th century AD JItri dynasty.
Tourist attractions include legendary Ganga Lake (Gyakar Sinyi) which is 6 kms away from Itanagar, a green forest lake surrounded by primeval vegetation, orchids masses on tall trees, tree ferns provides a small taste of the magnificent forests of the state. Jawaharlal Nehru State Museum provides a kaleidoscope of Arunachal Pradesh and one can see wood carvings, musical instruments, textiles, handicrafts and archeological finds, while a workshop in the Handicrafts Centre specializes in traditional cane manufacture. Other important places of interest around Itanagar is Donyi-Polo Vidya Bhawan a Premier Publics School, North-Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (Nirjuli) - an engineering institute providing innovative way of education, Arunachal University (Doimukh) and Government Piggery and Poultry Farm (Nirjuli), Indira Gandhi Park.

Itanagar has been included in list of Smart Cities Mission by Government of India. Itanagar Administration is determined to get Itanagar selected in the next Round of Smart Cities Challenge and invites all its citizens to participate in the stakeholder consultations scheduled to be held over period of next 3 months. These consultations are planned to be held in 3 phases in accordance to Government of India’s guidelines where-in phase 1 will be focused in identifying citizen issues and aspirations while phase 2 and 3 will focus on analyzing & prioritizing and designing solutions respectively. Very kind support is requested from all citizens of Itanagar for making a robust plan for Itanagar Smart City wherein all the citizen aspirations will be mapped with solutions.

Through this MyGov talk, Itanagar Administration and Municipal Council wish to engage citizens in identifying issues of the city.

Chair: Shri Tarh Nachung, Deputy Chief Councillor, Itanagar
Date: December 16, 2016
Time: 12 Noon to 1.00 PM

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shramad 1 year 3 months ago

1 There should be well developed road with proper lighting.
2 Providing security.
3 Developement of school and colleges.
4 Increased in employment.
5 providing loan to all farmers
6 Developement of building
7 Avoide pollution by planting trees in cities.
8 Tourist spot should be developed.
9 Developement of roads.