Nagpur Smart and Sustainable City Development Corporation Ltd., in collaboration with Nagpur Municipal Corporation, recently distributed e-rickshaws to disabled individuals in Nagpur city. The initiative aimed to empower and provide mobility options for people with disabilities. The keys to the e-rickshaws were handed over to the beneficiaries by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.
Several dignitaries were present at the event, including East Nagpur MLA Krishna Khopde, MLA Vikas Kumbhare, Chief Executive Officer of Nagpur Smart City Shri Ajay Gulhane, and representatives from various organizations. Gadkari expressed his happiness over the initiative and believed that it would provide dignity and self-reliance to the disabled brothers. He emphasized the importance of e-rickshaws as an environmentally friendly mode of transportation and highlighted the need for loans to be available for purchasing them.
Krishna Khopde praised the development initiatives undertaken by Nagpur Smart City under the guidance of Gadkari. Ajay Gulhane provided information about the various projects of Smart City during the event.
A list of beneficiaries who received the e-rickshaws was also mentioned, including Ghulam Mohiuddin Ansari, Praveen Shegokar, Roshan Godbole, and others. The distribution of e-rickshaws not only provided employment opportunities for disabled individuals but also contributed to a greener transport system.
In addition to the e-rickshaw distribution, the event highlighted the allotment of new plots to beneficiaries of the Nagpur Smart City project. A draft urban design project covering an area of 1730 acres received government approval, and the construction of main roads was proposed. Under rehabilitation efforts, individuals affected by the road construction were provided new plots.
Union Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari handed over plot documents to the beneficiaries, and Pritesh Tank was recognized for providing free compensation to Nagpur Smart and Sustainable City Development Corporation Limited. The program concluded with the presence of other officials and representatives from Smart City.
The event marked an important step towards empowering disabled individuals and promoting sustainable development in Nagpur city.