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.
Dindigul City has been selected as a smart city under the Urban Development Ministry 100 smart city mission. Dindigul City is famous for its traditional lock manufacturing industry in Tamil Nadu.