Smart City: Bhubaneswar most ‘liked’

Bhubaneswar: Good news for denizens of Bhubaneswar. The Smart City-Bhubaneswar page in Face Book has received the highest ‘likes’ in the last week.

Figures in the official page of the city, opened by Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) show it has got a growth of 52% compared to last week.

Though the city has been placed at 4th position taking into consideration its popularity and consumer connect initiative, it is leading in online voting, civic body officials claim.

“It is quite encouraging that we were no 1 in citizen connect initiative last week. We will organise a number of events to get more ‘likes’ including Smart City Lab. Particularly we will target the youth who can be encouraged though various interesting activities,” BMC deputy commissioner, Srimanta Mishra said.

While Bhubaneswar page has 20.9k likes, IT city Pune is leading the race with 38.9k likes followed by Indore (30.8k) and Nagpur (23.7k).