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.
As per the latest news, the Chandrababu Naidu government has decided to include six municipal towns into smart cities.This decision was taken in state cabinet meeting under the chairmanship of chief minister Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday.
The Municipal Corporation of Ghaziabad will be prepared a new proposal for developing Ghaziabad as a smart city in the third round of the Smart City Mission. The proposal, on which work will begin from Ist January, will be finalized and sent to the Ministry of Union Development by 31st March.