The Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (WMC) has bagged Skoch Smart Governance Award for implementing various technology-enabled initiatives. The award was received by municipal commissioner G Veerapandian and mayor Koneru Sridhar at the 45th Skoch Summit held in Hyderabad on Friday.
The VMC was among the few government organisations conferred with the award from more than 100 contestants from different parts of the country.
Five of the VMC projects, including Solar City, Digital Door Numbering System (DDNS), Integrated Online Development Permission Management System (DPMS), Aadhaar-enabled Biometric Attendance System (AEBAS) and VMC-SMART City Mobile application, had been adjudged amongst the Top-100 Projects in India for 2016 in the Skoch Smart City Award
Meanwhile, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday lauded the efforts of the VMC for bagging the Skoch Smart Governance Award. He also directed the municipal Commissioner to implement more such initiatives for the better functioning of the civic body.