Check Third List of Smart Cities Selected Under Smart Cities Mission

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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.No City State/UT
1 Trivendrum Kerala
2 Naya Raipur Chattisgarh
3 Rajkit Gujarat
4 Amaravati Andhra Pradesh
5 Patna Bihar
6 Karimnagar Telangana
7 Muzaffarpur Bihar
8 Puducherry Puducherry
9 Gandhinagar Gujarat
10 Srinagar Jammu & Kashmir
11 Sagar Madhya Pradesh
12 Karnal Haryana
13 Satna MP
14 Bengaluru Karnataka
15 Shimla Himachal Pradesh
16 Dehradun Uttarakhand
17 Tiruppur Tamil Nadu
18 Pimpri chinchwad Maharashtra
19 Bilaspur Chattisgah
20 Pasighat Arunachal Pradesh
21 Jammu Jammu & Kashmir
22 Dahod Gujarat
23 Tirunelveli Tamil Nadu
24 Thootukkudi Tamil Nadu
25 Tiruchirapalli Tamil Nadu
26 Jhansi UP
27 Aizawl Mizoram
28 Allahabad UP
29 Aligarh UP
30 Gangtok Sikkim

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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