Recognizing Excellence of
innovations in Urban Management _The Best Practices
Best practices are actions undertaken in partnership between
Governments, local authorities and civil society that have
made a lasting contribution in improving the quality of life
in urban and rural communities. Good and best practices
serve as indicator in assessing urban trends and conditions.
The analysis of these practices also provides insight into
policy options and capacity building opportunities necessary
to improve living conditions of the people.
CMAO would therefore strive to assist its members to
implement best practice initiatives so that the urban areas
of Orissa can be projected for international awards and
dissemination. The CMAO intends to establish a resource
center to meet the needs for practical information on best
practices, and innovations implemented by local governments
and Development Authorities and other member organizations
of CMAO in Orissa and elsewhere.
the replication of initiatives and practices that will
make a sustainable contribution towards improving the
quality of life in urban communities through cooperation
among government, the private sector and civil society.
the specific contributions achieved by members of the
local authorities to adopt new innovative ideas to address
various urban problems,
management system in urban areas to facilitate efficiency
and effectiveness in service delivery.
these to other members as well as to the general public.