MBSJ recognises safety efforts of urban villages

Noraini (in floral headscarf) and MBSJ councillor for Zone 22 Wong Yii Seang (right) taking a closer look at an information board during a visit to Kampung Baru Seri Kembangan as part of the judging exercise.

A COMPETITION with the objective to create a safe and close-knit neighbourhood was successfully organised by Subang Jaya City Council (MBSJ).

The Kejiranan Selamat Kampung Dalam Bandar MBSJ 2021 programme, held between March and November this year, saw seven villages in the city participating.

MBSJ Corporate and Strategic Management Department deputy director Azfarizal Abdul Rashid, in a statement, said the Subang Jaya mayor’s aspirations was to create a community where no one was left behind when it came to addressing crime, environmental design, community development and education issues.

“The competition was held to recognise residents representative councils (MPP), which realised initiatives to this end, especially in urban villages.

“It also aims to create neighbourhoods that emphasise on physical safety and embrace the spirit of loving the city, in line with MBSJ’s vision of becoming a smart, vibrant, lively, friendly, green and sustainable city,” said Azfarizal.

The seven villages under different MPPs vying for the top spot in the competition are Kampung Bukit Lanchong in Zone 7, Kampung Kenangan in Zone 8, Sri Puchong in Zone 9, Kampung Lembah Kinrara in Zone 10, Kampung Sri Aman Dalam in Zone 12, Kampung Batu 14 Puchong in Zone 17 and Kampung Baru Seri Kembangan in Zone 22.

To ensure that the participants adhered to competition requirements, a 10-member audit committee headed by mayor Noraini Roslan was set up.

The auditing process was completed in late November and the results will be announced in February next year.

The winning village will receive RM3,000, a trophy and certificate.

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