Varanasi: Current Challenges
CHALLENGES TO ADDRESS
Using Kyoto as Inspiration for Varanasi’s Unique Model
- –Solid-liquid waste management
- –Smart Transport management
- –Developing the Buddhist nodes
- –Smart Energy Solutions
- –Interface with academia
- –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
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.