Jc Shaji Korah
From September 1 to 30, 2017
Nalukody, A Smart Junction- Modern Concepts towards a Modern City
Target avg age
Sustainable Development Goal
Sustainable Cities and Communities
Peace, Prosperity and Sustainability
Launched a program in making Nalukody a smart junction. This initiative of JCI is aimed to meet the UNSDG goal of sustainable Cities and communities- Goal No 11.
We have been working for a Clean Nalukody for the past 3 years. We have organized cleanliness campaign in and around Nalukody. This year also one such campaign was done in June 2017 under our clean India program, JCI Nalukody Has been collecting used plastics from all households of Nalukody and sending to recycling agencies under our “Punarjani” project.
Traffic accidents were common occurrence in Tiruvalla- Ettumannoor Byepass road passing through Nalukody. To reduce this we had erected several signboards in the byepass road. The same were inaugurated by National President JCI PPP Ramkumar Menon. Another group of signboards were inaugurated by EVP JCI PPP Prakash D.
As a continuation of this endeavor JCI Nalukody initiated a SMART JUNCTION Program.
This involves a clean Nalukody Junction with modern waiting sheds in Bus stops, Free wiFi, Traffic Block free Junction.
JCI Nalukody Has been collecting used plastics from all households of Nalukody and sending to recycling agencies under our “Punarjani” project. To reduce the traffic diversions and accidents to public, we had erected several signboards in the Perunthuruthy- Manarcad byepass road. The same were inaugurated by JCI India National President JCI PPP Ramkumar Menon. Another group of signboards were inaugurated by EVP JCI PPP Prakash D. JCI Nalukody erected 5 modern bus waiting shelters at the four corners of Nalukody Junction. Kerala state minister for Irrigation inaugurated the bus waiting shelters.
The objective of sustainable communities will go a long way in helping us plan on infrastructure with a lot of foresight and long term vision. JCI should make it a goal in their coming years to train the future leaders of society to plan an implement Community and infrastructure projects with a eye on the future needs.