July 9th, 2011, 04:31 PM
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Nagar Ratna Award : Ahmedabad First,Mysore Second and Pune Third
By DNA Correspondent | Place: Pune | Agency: DNA, PTI
The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) on Friday won the third prize of Nagar Ratna Awards for overall performance for best managed urban local bodies.
The award carries a trophy and a cash prize of Rs2 lakh. Mayor, Mohansingh Rajpal; municipal commissioner, Mahesh Pathak; and deputy commissioner, Praveen Ashtikar, received the award from president Pratibha Patil at an event organised in Mumbai on Friday.
The award is instituted by the All India Institute of Local Self Government. The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, whose Bus Rapid Transport System (BRTS) has caught the attention of urban planners around the world, was adjudged the ‘overall best performer’ at the Nagar Ratna Awards.
The Ahmedabad civic body received a trophy and a cash prize of Rs5 lakh.
The second best performer was the Mysore City Corporation, which received a trophy and a cash prize of Rs3 lakh.
A selection committee headed by former Supreme Court judge, Arijit Pasayat, evaluated the performance of the cities on nine parameters.
Altogether, 64 cities where the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) is being implemented, were in the reckoning for the Nagar Ratna Awards.
Yeah Namma Mysore ranked Second,Namma Mysore always stays ahead in national surveys like these
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