Mysuru , Feb 3 : The cultural capital of the state Mysuru, which had earned as the cleanest city in the country, which had earned the top place in the country have come up with an idea to deploy LED electronic display to convey about Swatch Bharath concept, cleanliness and Swatch Survekshan in the city.
Realising the efficiency and importance of LED display boards, the Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) has set up five such display boards across the city and is planning to install more such boards.
As of now, messages of Swachh Bharat, cleanliness campaigns and Swachh urvekshan
are being relayed through the LED screens and Later, the boards will disseminate information about traffic, Government projects, education and social awareness.
These five LED display boards add to the many Variable Messaging Sign boards (VMS)
will be installed by the City Police at various vantage points in city to give traffic-related information and about routes, to ensure easy traffic movement.
The boards are of international standards and have been installed by the MCC under its Information, Education and Communication (IEC) programme.
Each board costs Rs. 18.8 lakh and is 16.8 ft wide and 11.8 ft high.
It requires 5 kilowatt power every day for a brighter display.
MCC officers said that as Mysuru is competing to regain the Cleanest City Tag in the ongoing Swachh Survekshan exercise, messages on clean Mysuru, slogans on environment,
MCC’s services to the people like citizen helplines and various steps taken by the MCC to maintain cleanliness and hygiene are being screened.
Once the Swachh Survekshan is over, messages on traffic maintenance, tourism-related information, voter awareness, pulse polio, government schemes and programmes, education policies and others will also be screened.
With such hi-tech boards, the MCC can also save considerable amount of time and money, in sending out the messages of public important, a MCC official added.(UNI)