The aim of the Equi-City project, funded by the European Union, is to promote inclusive and sustainable growth of Indian cities through collaborative multi-stakeholder approach using participatory governance between local authorities and stakeholders, to ensure equitable provision of municipal Services, to promote diversity within and capacity development of local government organisations.
In India, Nagpur city has been chosen as the first project city under the Equi-City project. Realizing the growing importance of urban local governance throughparticipatory processes in India, AllIndia Institute of Local Self Government(AIILSG) along with the NagpurMunicipal Corporation (NMC) andother partners is implementing Equi-City project funded by the EuropeanUnion (EU) in the city of Nagpur. Nagpur has been identified as one among the best cities in India in terms of liveability, greenery, public transport, and health care etc. It is also famously known as the "Orange City" as the is a major trade centre of oranges cultivated in the region.
Nagpur is the second capital and the third largest city of the state of Maharashtra
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ChitnavisCenter in the presence of various stakeholders of the state and officers from Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC). The project was inaugurated by Hon’ble Mayor of NMC PravinDatke, who believes that success of the project will improve the quality of life of urban poor and other communities and groups like women, children and differently-abled persons. Other dignitaries present on the occasion include Municipal Commissioner ShravanHardikar, Additional Municipal Commissioner NayanaGunde, Deputy Commissioner JayantDandegaokar, Chief Engineer UlhasDebadwar, Director General of AIILSG Captain AnantModi, Senior Executive Director (AIILSG) Ravi Ranjan Guru, Technical Director (AIILSG) PashimTewariand others.
List of Officials from Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) coordinating for Equi-City Project
|1||Shri Shravan Hardikar||Honorable Commissioner, Nagpur Municipal Corporation, Nagpur.||0712-2567001|
|2||Shri Ramanath Sonawane||Honorable Additional Municipal Commissioner, Nagpur Municipal Corporation, Nagpur||0712-2567037|
|3||Shri Jayant Dandegaokar||Additional Deputy Municipal Commissioner, Nagpur Municipal Corporation, Nagpur||0712-2567004|
|4||Shri Prakash Warade||Assistant Municipal Commissioner, Nagpur Municipal Corporation, Nagpur and Head of Department Equi-city Project||0712-2739004|
|5||Shri Amit Mishra||Environment Officer, Nagpur Municipal Corporation, Nagpur||09765552606|
The launch of Equi-City project was held on 18th February 2016 at
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“The Equi-City Project will facilitatereaching all the welfare schemes ofNagpur Municipal Corporation at thedoor of citizens particularly the poorpeople in slums and other areas,” PravinDatke, Mayor NMC.