Gujarat Government is all set to organize National Summit on Inclusive Urban Development-2013 on Oct 17 at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar. Chief Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the summit. The summit will see various presentations on the requirements of urban development and inclusive urban development, and participation by national and international experts, speakers and industry leaders.
A series of eight seminars will be held throughout the day on the subjects covering affordable housing, urban planning, multi-model transport, basic urban amenities, social inclusion, sustainable west management, urban governance and municipal finance and smart cities. In addition there will be B2B and B2G meets discussing about the kind of partnerships required for the urban development.
A presentation has also been held on the same day showcasing the novel initiatives of Gujarat government in the direction of urban development.
It is noteworthy that during the regime of Chief Minister Narendra Modi the state government has come up with multipronged initiatives to keep in tandem with the rapid urbanization and to mitigate the challenges caused by it. The state has launched Swarnim Jayanti Mukhyamantri Shaheri Vikas Yojana from the year 2009, with a view to provide public amenities in the urban areas. The state government has also received many awards for its efforts in this direction.