TN: Coimbatore Bags 2 National Awards, Including First Prize in Smart City Contest
- Indian Masterminds Bureau
- Published on 26 Aug 2023, 5:44 pm IST
- 1 minute read
Tamil Nadu has been ranked second for implementation of Smart City projects, at the national level
Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore city bagged two national awards, including the first prize in the India Smart City Award contest, under ‘Built Environment Category’.
City Corporation Commissioner, Coimbatore and 2017 batch IAS officer M. Prathap shared the news on X and said, “Big day for Team Coimbatore!! Bagged 2 national awards for Smart city !!”
The city has bagged the award for the road-beautification works in locations such as R.S. Puram, and Race Course and maintenance of water bodies including Valankulam, Kurichikulam, Muthannankulam, Mr. M. Prathap added.
There were 88 proposals from 52 cities for this competition. Coimbatore is the only city to receive this award under the category in Southern India. The award will be presented to the Coimbatore city by the President of India at a ceremony in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, on September 27.
Significantly, Tamil Nadu has been ranked second for implementation of Smart City projects, at the national level.
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