100 Resilient Cities (100RC)
Pune is now part of 100 Resilient Cities (100RC), pioneered by
The Rockefeller Foundation
In May 2016, Pune has been selected among 100 Resilient Cities worldwide. We are now an integral member of the leading community of pioneers, innovators, and highly esteemed cities ready to build urban resilience across the globe.100 Resilient Cities (100RC) was created by the Rockefeller Foundation on the foundation’s Centennial in 2013.
Hundreds of cities across the world had applied to the 100 Resilient Cities Challenge. Among these hundreds of cities, Pune’s innovative approach to urban resilience and its commitment to a collaborative partnership and 100 Resilient Cities was deemed exceptional. And thus, Pune has been selected as one of the 100 Resilient Cities. There are total four cities from India which are part of the 100RC, namely, Pune, Surat, Chennai and Jaipur.
The City is eligible to receive the following support from 100RC:
- Funding to the City to retain a Chief Resilience Officer (CRO) for no less than two years.
- Technical and capacity-building services and support for the development and execution of a Resilience Strategy for the City in cooperation with the community, various stakeholders, and municipal officials.
- Inclusion in a 100RC peer-to-peer and learning network among member cities, creating opportunities for professional development, shared experiences and best practices, and exchange of innovative Resilience Strategies among CROs and other city officials
- Access to the 100RC Platform of Partners, providing resources to enable implementation of Resilience Strategies and resilience-related initiatives, including finance, technology, infrastructure and land use, building and design, communications, community engagement, and many more.
(For more information, visit: www.100ResilientCities.org)
For more information, contact,
Mr. Mahesh Harhare, Chief Resilience Officer (CRO)
puneresilient [at] gmail [dot] com
Mr. Ganesh Sonune,
Disaster Management Officer, PMC