Here's list of 27 cities shortlisted under PM Modi-led Smart City project
Union Minister for Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday released the third list of 27 smart cities that will be taken up for development under Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Smart City Mission project.
According to PIB Twitter handle, around 63 cities have so far participated in three rounds of competition of smart cities.
"Willingness and enthusiasm among cities to participate in more than one round of competition evidence of urban renaissance," PIB tweeted quoting Naidu as saying.
Competition based selection has made the cities rediscover themselves, Naidu said while releasing the list of smart cities at the event.
For the smart city project, the minister has shortlisted four cities from Maharashtra, four cities from Karnataka, four cities from Tamil Nadu, two cities from Madhya Pradesh and one city from Gujarat.
With the latest announcement, a total investment of Rs 1,44,742 crore has been proposed by 60 cities under smart city plans.
Here's a list of 27 smart cities that have made it to the smart city project:
1. Agra, Uttar Pradesh
2. Ajmer, Rajasthan
3. Amritsar, Punjab
4. Aurangabad, Maharashtra
5. Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
6. Hubli-Dharwad, Karnataka
7. Jalandhar, Punjab
8. Kalyan-Dombivili, Maharashtra
9. Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
10. Kohima, Nagaland
11. Kota, Rajasthan
12. Madurai,Tamil Nadu
13. Mangaluru, Karnataka
14. Nagpur, Maharashtra
15. Namchi, Sikkim
16. Nashik, Maharashtra
17. Rourkela, Odisha
18. Salem,Tamil Nadu
19. Shivamogga, Karnataka
20. Thane, Maharashtra
21. Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
22. Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh
23. Tumakuru, Karnataka
24. Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh
25. Vadodara, Gujarat
26. Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
27. Vellore, Tamil Nadu
Meanwhile, Press Information Bureau of India (PIB) has tweeted the photo of the list of these 27 smart cities:
LIVE: Here is the new batch of 27 #SmartCities, announced by Minister @MVenkaiahNaidu today (in alphabetical order) https://t.co/iCsQSCkkJA pic.twitter.com/2NhIvLGG57
— PIB India (@PIB_India) September 20, 2016
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