Smart Cities Mission is the most ambitious project of the Central government in which, the government has targeted to develop 100 smart cities across the country. about 20 cities have been selected in the first batch of the Smart Cities Mission to set up Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) with municipal corporations. Full-time CEOs, CIOs and CFOs have been appointed for this.
Allahabad is a popular city in Uttar Pradesh for its religious place Sangam of three holy rivers and Mahakumbh Mela. Finally, Allahabad has also been shortlisted by the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) in the list of 98 smart cities to develop as a smart city under 100 Smart Cities Mission.