Sharjah Municipality unveils series of innovative projects

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Sharjah Municipality unveils innovative projects
Officials during the celebration of the UAE Innovation Month | WAM

The Municipality of Sharjah City (SM) has introduced a series of groundbreaking projects and initiatives in celebration of the UAE Innovation Month.

These projects are aligned with the digital transformation strategy and harness the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to fulfill the objectives of the Emirate of Sharjah, thereby enhancing vital services catering to the community.

Highlighting the significance of the municipality’s annual participation in the UAE Innovation Month, Obaid Saeed Al Tenaiji, Director-General of the Municipality underscored its commitment to advancing services in line with Sharjah’s comprehensive progress across all sectors.

He emphasized the importance of fostering a culture of innovation among employees, facilitating the transformation of pioneering ideas into tangible projects.

Reem Abdullah Al Rossi, Director of the Human Resources Department and Head of the Innovation Team at Sharjah Municipality, revealed that the municipality started the “Smart Path” project as one of its creative initiatives. It is an innovative program that helps to design and automate inspection operations in public parking management as well as monitor the usage of inspection vehicles by department users.

Further, the municipality introduced the Global Inspection Device, a pioneering apparatus tailored to meet the specifications required for inspections by the Central Laboratories Management.

According to the statement, “Another standout innovation is the Smart Lens system, an advanced technology devised by experts at Sharjah City Municipality. Leveraging an advanced optical language model, this system enables residents to conveniently submit audio and video complaints and observations to the municipality via the WhatsApp application.”

Furthermore, the municipality has spearheaded initiatives aimed at nurturing the talents of school students and youth. Programs like Innovative Engineer, Innovative Farmer, and Innovative Inspector are tailored to enhance students’ skills, broaden their experiences, and acquaint them with the functions of Sharjah City Municipality.

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