Rourkela Among 10 Global Cities To Attend Urban95 Academy Residency Week Event

Rourkela: Smart City Rourkela is one among the 10 cities across the world selected to attend the Urban95 Academy Residency Week Programme at the London School of Economics (LSE) from October 10 to 14.

Rourkela has found its place among the top global cities for its proposal on ‘Infant, Toddler & Caregivers’ friendly city for slum and tribal communities.

It had earlier been selected among 10 prominent cities in the country in the Nurturing Neighbourhood Challenge programme under the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs for implementing a host of child-friendly programmes.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has congratulated officials and employees of Smart City Rourkela and the Rourkela Municipal Corporation (RMC) on being invited to the London programme. Sundargarh district Collector Dr Parag H Gavali has also conveyed his greeting to the entire team.