Recently, I had attended a conference organised by Government of Singapore to recognise leading cities of the world on the basis of sustainability and livability. It is a matter of pride for all Amdavadis that their city was among the six finalist cities for the Lee Kuan Yew award, which eventually was won by New York City. I got an opportunity to see the excellent urban planning and the no-nonsense enforcement of rules to ensure high-quality life for its citizens.
What impressed me most in Singapore is their success in ensuring that the city roads are congestion free and safe for all kinds of road users, both motorised and non-motorised. Many Amdavadis visit Singapore often and would appreciate my views. Read more
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