Smart City Haldia People’s Participation
Haldia is a Port based Industrial Town situated in Midnapore East District located between Latitude 22.03° N and Longitude 88.06° E, Elevation 8 Mtrs. (26 ft.). There is a River Haldi on South – West and River Hoogly on North East after meeting both the rivers at a point went straight to Bay of Bengal. It is in a temperate Zone with usual rainfall. The Geographical location of the area has attributed an opportunity to establish a Port here.
Haldia Municipality has a population of 2,00,827 (Male- 104841 & Female- 95986), Literacy rate is 88.54% according to 2011 Census. Haldia Municipality has total administration over 44065 Houses to which it supplies basic amenities. The total area of this Municipality is 109.65 Sq. Km. The average yearly rainfall is about 150 m.m. and the average humidity is about 70.83 %. The highest temperature is about 36°/37° Celsius while the lowest is about 12°/13°. Haldia is well connected with Kolkata, the capital of the state with roads (NH-47 & SH-4) and broad gauge railways. Digha Sea Beach is also well connected with Haldia by road and railways.
Now the city has been chosen by the Ministry of Urban Devlopment as one of the 98 Smart Cities in India. So, Haldia Municipality is preparing the Smart City Proposal (SCP) that will provide smart solutions to Urban Infrastructure Issues. Aspiration of citizen will be given top priority in making HALDIA a Smart City.
All citizens of Haldia are therefore requested to post their views and opinion pertaining to basis infrastructure such as Water Supply, Drainage and Sewage system, Strom water management, housing, amenities related to recreational activities , Information and Communication Technology in Municipal Services, non-motorised transport, Safety and Security for citizen etc.
It is essential to frame the vision of Haldia City with the aspiration of the citizen with a view to getting short listed in the Smart City challenge where 20 cities would be selected in the first year.
Let’s join together in making Haldia a Smart City.
1. Logon mygov.in
2. Register your Account.
3. Select Smart City HALDIA
4. Then put your Opinion How to Make HALDIA Smart and what kind of project priority in your mind.
a) For Students
The Top 3 Essays will be awarded as:
i) 1st Prize(One) – Certificate along with Cash Incentive of Rs. 5000 /- (Five Thousand only).
ii) 2nd Prize(One) – Certificate along with Cash Incentive of Rs. 3000 /- (Three Thousand only).
iii) 3rd Prize(One) – Certificate along with Cash Incentive of Rs. 2000 /- (Two Thousand only).
b) For Others
The Top 3 Essays will be awarded as:
i) 1st Prize(One) – Cash Incentive of Rs. 25000 /- (Twenty five Thousand only)
ii) 2nd Prize(One) – Cash Incentive of Rs.20000 /- (Twenty Thousand only)
iii) 3rd Prize(One) – Cash Incentive of Rs. 15000 /- (Fifteen Thousand only)
The Task Force meeting regarding Smart City Mission of Haldia Municipality is held today 24-Sep-2015 in the presence of D.M. Purba Medinipur, C.E.O. HDA, S.D.O. Haldia, and E.O. Haldia Municipality. Details discussion on preparation of Smart City Plan, within stipulated time has been made in presence of personnel of ARKI TECHNO Consultants (India) Pvt. Ltd. In making Smart City Plan it is decided to give priority for retrofitting of unused assets of HFC, Ko.P.T, H.D.C. and other State Govt. Special emphasis is to be given for infrastructure development for industries and Haldia Port.
Should Haldia be named today as a town of Digital Dewali ? Should Haldia be termed as the divisive feeling?
SMART CITY MISSION
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August 02,2015 at 2 PM
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