Shri Zaffar Iqbal, IAS
Commissioner, Dharamshala Municipal Corporation + CEO-cum-MD, Dharamshala Smart City Ltd.

Vision and Mission

The City Vision for Dharamshala SCP was prepared by extensive citizen and stakeholder engagement process, detailed city profiling exercise – self assessment and SWOT analysis and Identified strategic / focus areas. Based on the above steps, the Vision 2025 for Dharamshala was formulated as “A global tourist destination for all reasons and all seasons which is sustainable, resilient and smart while being, for its residents, a city which is liveable, economically vibrant, safe and inclusive” .

Thus the focus area of the smart city vision of Dharamshala are:

Lead by Heritage and Tourism Sustainable Mobility with thrust on TOD & compact urban from Livability and inclusiveness Eco City Regional economic Centre Child friendly, Safe and Vibrant City ​​Dharamshala View As of the 2011 India census, Dharamshala Municipal Corporation has a population of 22,586 sex ratio is 941 female / 1000 male. Dharamshala has an average literacy rate of 77% higher than the nation average of 74.04% ; male literacy is 80% and female literacy is 73%.