Bhubaneswar, Feb 14: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has urged the residents of the state capital to submit their response in Ease of Living Citizan Survey.
The Survey, a citizen perception is being held in all smart cities across the country aims to help cities assess their liveability vis a vis national and global benchmark. It also encourages cities to move towards an outcome based approach for urban planning and management.
BMC Deputy Commissioner and Nodal Officer of the survey Srimant Mishra said the resident can participate in the survey by visiting http://eol2019.org/citizenfeedback and answering series of questions related to the city’s infrastructure, education, health, garbage collection & cleanliness, recreation, law & order, green cover, commutation, livelihood opportunity, women safety, air quality, financial services, green cover and rental & housing facilities. There are 21 questions on which citizen’s response are sought.
The resident’s response will help the city’s ranking in the survey and also to achieve higher position.
Till Friday, 30% residents of the target 8781 had submitted their feedback. Other smart cities have done more than 300% of their target. The BMC has initiated a massive awareness drive by putting hoardings, kiosk across the different parts of the city as well planned to visit various colleges, university and all government and private institutions to drive the residents to participate in the survey.
In 2018, Bhubaneswar city was raked no 1 out of 200 smart cities in India.