Check Third List of Smart Cities Selected Under Smart Cities Mission

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Smart City Project List 2018

Today, the central government has finally announced the names of 30 more cities to be developed as smart cities. Here is the list of the smart cities selected under the smart cities mission.

Third List of Smart Cities

Thiruvananthapuram has topped the list of new smart city list. Names of smart cities announced today are:

S.NoCityState/UT
1TrivendrumKerala
2Naya RaipurChattisgarh
3RajkitGujarat
4AmaravatiAndhra Pradesh
5PatnaBihar
6KarimnagarTelangana
7MuzaffarpurBihar
8PuducherryPuducherry
9GandhinagarGujarat
10SrinagarJammu & Kashmir
11SagarMadhya Pradesh
12KarnalHaryana
13SatnaMP
14BengaluruKarnataka
15ShimlaHimachal Pradesh
16DehradunUttarakhand
17TiruppurTamil Nadu
18Pimpri chinchwadMaharashtra
19BilaspurChattisgah
20PasighatArunachal Pradesh
21JammuJammu & Kashmir
22DahodGujarat
23TirunelveliTamil Nadu
24ThootukkudiTamil Nadu
25TiruchirapalliTamil Nadu
26JhansiUP
27AizawlMizoram
28AllahabadUP
29AligarhUP
30GangtokSikkim

MHUPA Minister Shri Venkaiah Naidu informed that the names of 30 cities proposed an expense of Rs.57,393 crore under the ‘Smart Cities Mission. It includes following –

Rs.46,879 crores for ensuring core infrastructure in the areas identified by citizens for area based development Rs.10,514

Rs.10,514 cr for technology-based solutions for improving governance, service delivery and utilization of infrastructure.

Including these figures, the total expense sanctioned under the smart city plans of 90 cities has gone up to Rs.1,91,155 crores.

According to the MHUPA Minister Naidu, following 20 cities will be contesting for the remaining 10 slots under smart city mission. These are mentioned below –

  1. Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh)
  2. Biharsharif (Bihar)
  3. Diu (Daman & Diu)
  4. Silvassa (Dadra and Nager Haveli)
  5. Kavaratti (Lakshadweep)
  6. Navimumbai
  7. Greater Mumbai
  8. Amaravati (Maharashtra)
  9. Imphal (Manipur)
  10. Shillong (Meghalaya)
  11. Dindigul
  12. Erode(Tamil Nadu)
  13. Bidhannagar
  14. Durgapur
  15. Haldia (West Bengal)
  16. Meerut
  17. Rai  Bareilly
  18. Ghaziabad
  19. Sharanpur
  20. Rampur (UP).

According to him, the selection of cities for smart city development is running ahead of schedule and the remaining cities would submit revised smart city plans for filling up the vacant slots.

News Source: http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=165855

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