Varanasi: Current Challenges

CURRENT CHALLENGES

WHY VAKYO

CHALLENGES TO ADDRESS

Using Kyoto as Inspiration for Varanasi’s Unique Model

  1. Solid-liquid waste management
  2. Smart Transport management
  3. Developing the Buddhist  nodes
  1. Smart Energy Solutions
  2. Interface with academia
  3. Fillip to local industry and cultural activities 

Rivers and Waterway Infrastructure

Kyoto has kept the cleanliness of its rivers as a top priority whereas the Ganga has been polluted for decades with all its Ghats in need of upgradation.

Restoration

Kyoto has been modernized while maintaining the old glory of temples and monuments. However, most of the renowned Heritage sites in Varanasi are in a dilapidated state.

Forward Looking Mindset & Civic Consciousness

The people of Varanasi must be shown the inspiring vision of Varanasi as a Smart and Heritage so that they feel the need to be part of a project of such magnitude and do their part in taking forward the processes.