WHAT MEDIAPERSONS SUGGESTED
Media representatives suggested
barrier-free footpaths, transport service empowerment, unconventional use of energy to save electricity, better parking facilities among others
They also suggested
development of marinas and sea transportation, setting up of yoga and entertainment centres, beautification of lakes, rural and slum development measures, improved drainage and sewage facilities to prevent pollution
Some media representatives
said thrust should be given to disaster shelter centres. The civic body should also strengthen the fire brigade system, set up larger number of Englishmedium municipal schools. Provisions of better public toilet conveniences should be drawn in the smart city blueprint.