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Central government has announced more 30 cities for development as smart cities so with this the number of smart city under Smart City Mission is reached to 90. The Smart City Mission was announced on 25th June 2015.

  • Total 45 cities were in the race for 40 available smart city slots but from that list 30 cities were selected for feasible and workable plans.
  • The list of 30 cities which were included in Smart City Mission:

Table contain shows list of 30 cities which were included in Smart City Mission

Table contain shows list of 30 cities which were included in Smart City Mission

No

City

State/UT

1

Trivendrum

Kerala

2

Naya Raipur

Chattisgarh

3

Rajkit

Gujarat

4

Amaravati

Andhra Pradesh

5

Patna

Bihar

6

Karimnagar

Telangana

7

Muzaffarpur

Bihar

8

Puducherry

Puducherry

9

Gandhinagar

Gujarat

10

Srinagar

Jammu & Kashmir

11

Sagar

Madhya Pradesh

12

Karnal

Haryana

13

Satna

MP

14

Bengaluru

Karnataka

15

Shimla

Himachal Pradesh

16

Dehradun

Uttarakhand

17

Tiruppur

Tamil Nadu

18

Pimpri chinchwad

Maharashtra

19

Bilaspur

Chattisgah

20

Pasighat

Arunachal Pradesh

21

Jammu

Jammu & Kashmir

22

Dahod

Gujarat

23

Tirunelveli

Tamil Nadu

24

Thootukkudi

Tamil Nadu

25

Tiruchirapalli

Tamil Nadu

26

Jhansi

UP

27

Aizawl

Mizoram

28

Allahabad

UP

29

Aligarh

UP

30

Gangtok

Sikkim

  • This 30 cities will be converted in to smart city at the total investment cost of Rs. 57, 393 crore including Rs. 46, 879 crore for core infrastructure in the areas which are suggested by citizens for area based development and Rs. 10, 514 crore for technology to improve governance, service delivery and utilization of infrastructure.
  • So, total Rs. 1, 91, 155 crore were funded for smart city plans of 90 cities.
  • Other 20 cites which were considered for next 10 slots for smart city mission are:

Table contain shows list of Other 20 cites which were considered for next 10 slots for smart city mission

Table contain shows list of Other 20 cites which were considered for next 10 slots for smart city mission

No.

City

State

1.

Itanagar

Arunachal Pradesh

2.

Biharsharif

Bihar

3.

Diu

Daman & Diu

4.

Silvassa

Dadra and Nager Haveli

5.

Kavaratti

Lakshadweep

6.

Navimumbai

Maharashtra

7.

Greater Mumbai

8.

Amaravati

9.

Imphal

Manipur

10.

Shillong

Meghalaya

11.

Dindigul and Erode

Tamil Nadu

12.

Bidhannagar

West Bengal

13.

Durgapur

14.

Haldia

15.

Meerut

UP

16.

Rai Bareilly

17.

Ghaziabad

18.

Sharanpur

19.

Rampur

About Smart City Mission

  • A smart city is an urban development vision to integrate information and communication technology, in a secure fashion to manage a city’s assets.
  • The city’s assets include schools, libraries, transportation systems, hospitals, power plants, water supply networks, waste management, law enforcement, and other community services.
  • The AIM of a smart city is to see the betterment of the citizens by using highly technologies and to provide the best services that meet residents’ needs.
  • The city officials are directly allowed to communicate with the community to monitor city’s involvement and enable an improvised quality of life by tackling the inefficiencies that hold a city from improvement.

- Published/Last Modified on: June 26, 2017

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