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.
Indian Government has announced three mega schemes Smart Cities Mission, Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) Housing- for- All.
Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar said on Saturday that the state government of Bihar has launched several programs to make ‘Smart Villages’ in the state so that the people of the village do not need to move to the cities. But the question is that how could a city made ‘smart’ with a “meager” sum of Rs 500 crore.