KTR Urged Centre to Include Karimnagar in Smart Cities List
On Monday, the Telangana IT and Industries Minister KT Rama Rao has requested to the Central government to include Karimnagar in Smart Cities List under Smart City Mission. The Minister met with Mr. Venkaiah Naidu in Delhi and requested him to include Karimnagar in the Smart Cities List.
KT Rama Rao also discussed with Naidu to implement other schemes in Telangana which are related to the urban development.
He informed that he was also present in GST Council Meeting which was chaired by the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and put the request of state government regarding the reductions in tax on granite, beedi workers, handloom clothes and garments and exemption to flagship programs of water scheme and irrigation projects.
According to the information, the central government is going to announce the new list of smart cities along with liveable index under Smart Cities Mission on 23 June.
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