Under the Narendra Modi government’s flagship scheme–Smart City Mission launched on June 25, 2015, the mission aims to develop 100 smart cities across the country in a five-year period. The government has earmarked Rs 48,000 crore for the development of these cities.The Urban Development Ministry will announce the list of 40 smart cities by June-end the.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Bhubaneswar Smart City Ltd (BSL) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNPFA) in order to take the New Urban Agenda forward in socially promoting the smart city of Bhubaneswar. Members of UN (United Nations) meet in Ecuador, Quito in order to approve the agenda.
Finally, the Centre is going to announce the next set of 27 cities for financing to develop smart cities under Centre’s 100 Smart City Mission Today.
In the Fast Track Competition, 13 cities have been selected by the Urban Development Ministry to develop as smart city across India. The surprising news is that the Lucknow City topped in this competition and make its position in the list of 13 cities followed by the Chandigarh Warangal and Dharamsala.
The Urban Development Ministry has announced the list of 13 cities in the Fast Track Smart City competition Today. The 100 Smart City Mission was launched in the month of June 2015 by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.