The Chennai Smart City Limited ( CSCL) was awarded for social innovation for acceleration transition to sustainable cities in Digital Transformation Award 2019, held in New Delhi, recently. The award was received by M Govinda Roa, Managing Director, CSCL and Deputy Commissioner (Works), Greater Chennai Corporation.
The Greater Chennai Corporation and CSCL are recognized for incorporating the best features of Digital Transformation for four projects- Namma Chennai App, solar rooftop, cycle sharing system, and 28 smart classes.
The projects aim to improve liveability by providing cutting edge technology in service delivered by the government. The Namma Chennai app was launched in 2018 as a grievance redressal platform. The Smart Class Project implemented 28 Digital Classroom in 28 corporation run schools. Inaugurated in February 2019, the cycle sharing system has come up with revolutionary solutions.