Digi-Thane awarded for giving Covid information on time
May 8, 2022
THANE: Civic body’s Digi-Thane initiative has earned it recognition at the national level for its exemplary connectivity with residents and timely dissemination of information during the pandemic, officials said.
The project initiated by the Thane corporation was awarded the second position in the Governance category of the India Smart Cities Awards contest 2020 conducted by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs , government of India.
“The cities and their initiatives were judged based on innovation and execution of projects during Covid. Out of the 100 projects that participated, 50 were selected in which Digi-Thane bagged the second position. The platform saw maximum participation from residents,” informed a civic official.
Thane Smart City CEO Sandeep Malvi accepted the award on behalf of Thane corporation in Gujarat.
“Digi-Thane platform has proved to be extremely helpful in reaching out to the residents and keeping them updated about various aspects including daily count of Covid cases through the dashboard, death rate, availability of beds and ambulance services, among others. The system was also instrumental in streamlining the immersion processions during the pandemic through online slot booking at visarjan ghats,” he said.
Source : timesofindia.indiatimes.com
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