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.
As per the latest news, Bhubaneswar City made its third position in the World Smart Expo Awards 2016 held at Barcelona on Wednesday.
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.
Bhubaneswar City is the capital city of Odisha State. The good news is that Bhubaneswar has been selected in the first list of top 20 cities to develop as a smart city under the ‘Smart City Mission’ of Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD).
Bhubaneswar City tops in the competitive selection process of first 20 cities to develop as smart cities in India. Union Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has announced the list of first top 20 smart cities Today which will receive the fund by the government for the development of smart cities across India.
Bhubaneswar City is the capital city of Odisha State and finally in the first phase of smart city challenge Bhubaneswar city has been selected along with the Rourkela City in the list of 98 smart cities under the ‘Smart City Mission’ of Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD). The most awaited and ambitious 100 smart city mission was launched by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25 June 2015.