Smart City Project List 2018 – 10 More Cities to be Included in Jan 2018
Smart City Project List 2018 – D.S Mishra, the Urban Development Secretary announced that the government is going to announce the name of 10 more cities for participating in the Smart City Project List 2018. He also informed that this announcement will made in January next year in the next phase of the ongoing competition between different cities.
Smart City Project List 2018
Mishra made this announcement at a national workshop organized on the review of the progress of the ongoing schemes in the urban mission under the Smart City scheme. He stated that a total number of 20 cities had participated in this phase of the competition. Out of these cities, the proposals of five cities were not received till the last date.
Therefore, out of the rest 15 cities, 10 will be included in the Smart City Project List 2018. As per the information, the official announcement of the names of the cities will be made by the end of January 2018.
A total number of 90 cities have been included in the smart city project in four phases till now. As per the official sources, the below mentioned 7 cities are expected to be included in the fifth phase in which 20 cities are proposed by the Central Government.
Here is the list of the 7 Cities which are expected to be included in Smart City Project Soon –
- Uttar Pradesh
- three from West Bengal
- Two from Maharashtra
- Tamil Nadu
Besides this, the other states have also sent their proposals. According to the information provided by a senior official, besides Bidhannagar, Durgapur and Haldia of West Bengal, there was no proposal from Meghalaya to Shillong and Greater Mumbai from Maharashtra. Also, cities that send proposals to Moradabad, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Bareilly, Rampur, Saharanpur, Rae Bareli, Bihar to Biharsharif, Arunachal Pradesh’s capital city Itanagar, Dadar Nagar Haveli capital Silvassa, Daman-Diu to Diu, Lakshadweep to Kavaratti, From Maharashtra to Amravati and Tamilnadu, Erode and Dindigul are included. Out of these cities, 10 cities will be included in the fifth phase.