After the competitive challenge of Smart City, the Bhubaneswar city has been selected to compete for the World Smart City Awards at Barcelona later this month.
According to the latest news, the Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said that the government has proposed an investment of Rs 1.35 lakh crore for the implementation of ‘Smart City Project’ in 60 towns and 20 cities have started rolling out their schemes.
According to the published news, the Mayor S. Ravinder Singh has requested to the residents of Karimnagar to share their views and ideas for the development of the town and the preparation of Detailed Project Report (DPR) for securing the ‘Smart City’ status.
According to the published news, it is expected that the second list of 27 cities out of 67 cities will be announced in the second week of this month. The smart city proposal for Kota and Ajmer have already been sent to the ministry of urban development. This news is released by the Manjit Singh, principal secretary, Local Self Government.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has decided to provide an assistance to developing Dharamshala as a Smart City under India’s flagship 100 Smart Cities Mission. For the development of Dharamshala Smart City, it has released the funds of Rs. 50 lakh. This information was released by the Urban Development Minister of Himachal Pradesh Sudhir Sharma.
The main objective of of the India’s Smart cities mission as laid out by the Government of India, is to promote cities to provide core infrastructure, decent quality of life, clean and sustainable environment, and smart solutions, with a focus on inclusive development. » Read more
Thanjavur has been shortlisted as a smart city under Ministry of Urban Development 100 Smart City Mission. Thanjavur city is a popular city for its ancient culture in Tamil Nadu State.