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Smart Cities Mission

Digvijaya Singh shares his vision document for Bhopal, calls Centre's flagship Smart Cities Mission a 'dumb idea'

Digvijaya Singh said he will develop a clinic in every ward of Bhopal, apparently on the lines of the mohalla clinics set up in Delhi by the AAP government in Bhopal.

Apr 21, 2019, 18:42 PM IST

ABB India signs MoU with IIT Roorkee for Smart Cities mission pilot project

The ABB (India) Limited has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR) to technical cooperation for the construction of an operational smart electricity distribution network and management system in the campus. The move is aimed to serve as a pilot project for the Smart Cities mission of the Narendra Modi government.

Jul 05, 2018, 17:45 PM IST

Shillong becomes 100th city to be developed under Smart Cities Mission

The ministry had kept the slot for the 100th city, Shillong, vacant as it could not submit its proposal on time.

Jun 20, 2018, 22:18 PM IST

PM Modi launches Smart City projects in Pune, calls it "People's Mission"

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched 14 integrated urban development projects in Pune, marking the first anniversary of the launch of Smart Cities mission.

Jun 25, 2016, 17:23 PM IST

India's first 20 Smart Cities announced; Bhubaneswar tops the list, Mumbai misses out

Bhubaneswar emerged on top among 20 cities, including Pune, Ahmedabad, Chennai and Bhopal, that have been selected as part of the first batch of the Smart City initiative.

Jan 28, 2016, 15:14 PM IST

Smart Cities: Modi govt to announce list of first 20 cities today

Smart Cities: Modi govt to announce list of first 20 cities today


Jan 28, 2016, 08:59 AM IST

Key schemes launched by Narendra Modi in 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched MUDRA Bank (Micro Units Development Refinance Agency) in April to boost funding of small businesses which are the catalysts of employment in the country.

Dec 16, 2015, 00:17 AM IST

'India should consider making 100 existing cities smart'

India should consider making 100 existing cities smart instead of building new ones, an India-based American architect has said here in Singapore.

Jul 25, 2015, 12:43 PM IST

Naidu praises Bhendi Bazaar redevelopment project

The Bhendi Bazaar redevelopment project of Mumbai thursday came in for praise from the Centre at a function where Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched three mega flagship schemes that seek to transform urban India.

Jun 26, 2015, 00:17 AM IST

Criterial for selection of 'Smart Cities' announced

Given the challenges involved in developing the proposed 100 smart cities, only the capable cities will be chosen under the programme through a two-stage competition.

Jun 25, 2015, 22:08 PM IST

'Urban development initiatives to create 34 lakh jobs'

 Urban development initiatives - AMRUT, Smart Cities Mission and Housing for All - unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today are expected to help create 34 lakh jobs, industry experts said today.

Jun 25, 2015, 18:12 PM IST

Urban renewal schemes a milestone in welfare of poor: Amit Shah

 BJP president Amit Shah said on Thursday said the launch of three initiatives for urban renewal by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will prove to be "a milestone in the welfare of the poor".

Jun 25, 2015, 18:10 PM IST

Smart cities to be decided by citizens: PM Modi

Smart cities will be selected through a bottom-up rather than top-down approach, where the decision would be made by the citizens and municipalities concerned, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday.

Jun 25, 2015, 14:16 PM IST

Most 'Smart Cities' to come up in Uttar Pradesh, followed by Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra

Uttar Pradesh will get to nominate maximum number of cities to be developed as 'Smart Cities', followed by Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra.

Jun 25, 2015, 12:47 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi launches three ambitious schemes for transforming urban India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched three ambitious schemes aimed at developing cities and towns as new engines for growth.

Jun 25, 2015, 08:48 AM IST

PM Modi to address municipal heads at launch of flagship projects

The three big ticket projects - Smart Cities Mission, Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) and the Housing for All, now named as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), are worth Rs four lakh crore.

Jun 20, 2015, 15:48 PM IST

PM to address municipal heads at launch of flagship projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address elected heads of 500 civic bodies from across the country here on June 25, when he will launch the three flagship schemes for urban revamp, including smart cities and housing for all.

Jun 20, 2015, 15:37 PM IST

'Smart cities required for sustainable urbanisation in India'

Smart and planned cities are required for sustainable urbanisation and to accommodate the growing urban population in the country and it must be ensured that all constructions are earthquake-resistant, Union Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Secretary Nandita Chatterjee said.

May 15, 2015, 23:53 PM IST

'Smart city' guidelines almost finalised: Venkaiah Naidu

Smart city guidelines are in an advanced stage of finalization after which cities where the project are to be implemented would be selected, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Thursday.

May 07, 2015, 17:25 PM IST