Pawan Arora

Director of Local Bodies and Joint Secretary, Government of Rajasthan

Rajasthan has an image of a desert state and tourism state. However, now it is slowly transforming into a more developed state that is
being recognised for its urban innovations not just in the country but also internationally. While cities may have major problems, we should turn those challenges into opportunities and take it forward in a large way. Hence, initiatives like Municipalika have provided a great platform to meet stakeholders from different facets of urban development, building upon the last Municipalika of Jaipur and the state level Municipalika event at Udaipur.