Nagpur Smart City has bagged the award for its effective contribution in ‘Smart and Successful Pandemic Recovery’ by developing a Covid Bed Status App and donated to the Citizens of Nagpur during COVID-19 Pandemic.
The award has been presented to the Nagpur Smart City CEO Chinmay Gotmare (IAS) by the Smart Cities Council of India in a glittering function organized in Mumbai recently.
The Smart Cities Council of India hosted the 7th edition of ‘Smart Urbanation’ on August 26 2022 in Mumbai. The event was supported by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY), Government of India.
The Smart Project Awards were conferred in various categories that recognize pioneering projects, ideas, and strategies for making cities in the country more livable, sustainable and economically viable. Around 33 Cities across the country submitted their nominations under different categories. Out of these, Nagpur Smart and Sustainable City Development Corporation Limited (NSSCDCL) wins the award for “Smart and Successful Pandemic Recovery”.
During a Panel discussion on “Rethinking Smart Mobility – The new Mobility Landscape”, Chinmay Gotmare, CEO Nagpur Smart City enlightened his views on the same, which have been appreciated by participant cities.
The city’s success story for the COVID-19 pandemic lies in effective leadership, proactive approach, innovative and resilient strategies along with a three-layered strategy of early detection, isolation, testing and treatment. The aim was to control the spread of COVID-19 and help the citizens to cater to all the hard situations they were facing by providing services as desired.
Nagpur forms the task force headed by Radhakrishnan B., Hon. Municipal Commissioner and established a “War Room” working as a nerve center for the formulation of strategies and their implementation.
The Nagpur Smart City understands the need of time and developed the “COVID Bed Status App” and donated to the Citizens of Nagpur, which helped citizens to track live beds status across all Hospitals of Nagpur Urban and Rural regions on their fingertip. The application consists of a Dashboard displaying real-time information of all the hospital’s bed availability/occupancy status as Normal, Oxygen, ICU and Ventilator Categories along with Name, Address and Contact
Details of the Hospitals as well as testing labs, etc. The COVID Bed Status App helped to innovate proactive measures, quick decision-making, and swift actions that were realistic and grounded.
Nagpur Smart City CEO Chinmay Gotmare (IAS) had said, the COVID Pandemic time was too perilous for all human beings and the services rendered by NSSCDCL through the said app capture the true essence of public service by delivering services at the doorsteps of citizens.
The CEO Congratulated Dr. Sheel Ghule, General Manager, Anup Lahoti, Programmer and the whole team of E-Governance of Nagpur Smart City for developing this Effective Software, so efficiently and providing real-time help to all needy at once. Rahul Pande, Chief Planner and Parag Armal, Project Executive of Nagpur Smart City had given their precious efforts for successful completion of the event.