Kohima, February 11 (NE): The Kohima Smart City in an effort to reach all Citizens to participate in the Citizen’s Perception reaches out to the Street Vendors at Kohima, today, February 11, 2020.
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has launched the Ease of Living Index 2019 for 114 cities including all the 100 Smart Cities in India, where Citizen Perception Survey has been added as an integral component of the EOLI 2019 to help directly capture the perception of the Citizens with respect to Ease of Living in their cities. The Citizen Perception Survey has been assigned a weightage of 30% under EOLI and will go on till February 29, 2020, stated a press release.
The Citizen’s opinions are important and integral towards holistic Urban Planning for any City and the Kohima Smart City in collaboration with the Green Team Kohima is reaching out to the Street Vendors conveying that every opinion is valuable and important.
The Volunteers sat with the Street Vendors and helped them participate in the online survey by explaining the questions and options. It was reported that the Street Vendors happily participated and thanked the Volunteers for approaching them and some Vendors handed out fruits for free, it added.
The Kohima Smart City also intends to reach out to the Senior Citizens, Daily Wage Labourers, Construction Workers and the population that are not IT savvy in the days ahead through the EOLI Volunteers. The Ease of Living Index Awareness Posters are coming up in all the Wards and Commercial areas including the Banks and Post Office for awareness creation on the survey, added the press release.
Meanwhile citizens can participate in the Citizen Perception Survey in the link below;