Pasighat to be developed as Smart City
- Pasighat is the only city in Arunachal Pradesh which fulfills the condition of having an existing master plan or a proposed one for being selected as a smart city under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme, launched by Union government.
- Basic objective of this mission is to ensure basic civic infrastructure such as drinking water and sewerage, increasing green cover in cities by developing parks and augmenting public transport among others.
- In order to select a city the reports on existing service levels submitted by Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) have been computed and placed before the committee for examination and subsequent selection for making recommendation to union government.
- While assessing the present scenario of garbage management, landfill site, composed plant, drainage system and crematorium of Capital Complex, has desired that top priority must given to all these aspects.
Source: Northeast Today