Urban Development Minister has released the list of 98 smart cites including 24 state capitals on Yesterday to develop as smart city. Under the challenging competition Uttar Pradesh has nominated 12, Maharashtra 10 and Tamil Nadu 12 cities in smart cities mission.
Smart City Project List 2018 – D.S Mishra, the Urban Development Secretary announced that the government is going to announce the name of 10 more cities for participating in the Smart City Project List 2018. He also informed that this announcement will made in January next year in the next phase of the ongoing competition between different cities.
Indian Government has announced three mega schemes Smart Cities Mission, Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) Housing- for- All.
Smart City Contest – The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has come up with a Smart Cities Awards Contest, 2017 under which a prize money of more than Rs. Rs 50 lakh for the promotion of the competition among Smart Cities and measuring the quality and impact of projects undertaken under the flagship program.
Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has decided to develop three integrated sub-cities in Dwarka, Narela and Rohini. The authority will release the tenders in next month and it will also start work for Yamuna river front development by October 2.