Check Third List of Smart Cities Selected Under Smart Cities Mission
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:
|10||Srinagar||Jammu & Kashmir|
|21||Jammu||Jammu & Kashmir|
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 –
- Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh)
- Biharsharif (Bihar)
- Diu (Daman & Diu)
- Silvassa (Dadra and Nager Haveli)
- Kavaratti (Lakshadweep)
- Greater Mumbai
- Amaravati (Maharashtra)
- Imphal (Manipur)
- Shillong (Meghalaya)
- Erode(Tamil Nadu)
- Haldia (West Bengal)
- Rai Bareilly
- 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.
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