IPSCDL Empowers Panaji’s Smart City Vision with a Recap of the Rotary Club Presentation


Panaji, 28th February 2024: On the 27th of February 2024, citizens of Panaji gathered at the Rotary Club function held at Caculo Mall, St Inez, to witness an important presentation shedding light on the remarkable strides made in the development of the Smart City initiative. The distinguished speaker for the evening was Mr. Sanjit Rodrigues, the Managing Director and CEO of Imagine Panaji Smart City Development Limited (IPSCDL).

In this engaging session, attendees were treated to a comprehensive overview of the ongoing and upcoming Smart City projects that are shaping the future of Panaji. Mr. Rodrigues illustrated how innovation is transforming Panaji, making it not just a city but a Smart City. From intelligent public transport to cutting-edge crime detection technologies, the presentation showcased the city’s commitment to embracing the latest advancements.

“The vision for Panaji’s Smart City is grounded in innovation, community engagement, and technological advancement,” said Mr. Sanjit Rodrigues. “We are dedicated to creating a city that is not only efficient but also inclusive, where every citizen has a stake in its development.”

The audience was captivated by the emphasis on community involvement, highlighting how the citizens of Panaji are integral to this transformative journey. Their feedback and contributions play a pivotal role in shaping the city’s future. An overview of essential infrastructure developments, including water supply, sewerage, piped gas, and intelligent public transport infrastructure, underscored how Panaji is evolving to meet the needs of its growing population.

The role of technology in Panaji’s Smart City narrative was emphasized, with initiatives such as the Intelligent City Command and Control Center (ICCC), biogas projects, and smart classes contributing to a smarter, sustainable future. The Rotary Club function at Caculo Mall provided a unique platform for citizens to interact directly with Smart City Officials. The Q&A session facilitated a vibrant exchange of ideas, reflecting the collaborative spirit that defines Panaji’s Smart City vision.


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