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India's first 20 Smart Cities: Features of Smart City!

Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday announced the first list of 20 cities that will be developed to have basic infrastructure with a proposed investment of Rs 50,802 crore over the next five years.

Jan 29, 2016, 00:17 AM IST

Smart Cities will require huge fund mop-up via PPP: Experts

With the government naming 20 cities to be developed as 'Smart Cities', industry experts Wednesday said the project will require huge fund mobilization that could be brought about by public-private partnerships.

Jan 28, 2016, 22:22 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

Govt to announce list of first 20 Smart Cities today

Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu will on Thursday announce the list of first 20 cities to be developed as Smart Cities.

Jan 28, 2016, 06:59 AM IST

Smart Cities: Govt to announce list of first 20 cities Thursday

There are 97 cities in the Smart City Challenge, and the names of the first 20 winners of the competition will be announced on Thursday, Naidu said.

Jan 27, 2016, 20:18 PM IST

Centre's guidelines awaited for Smart City project

Till now, no city has been included in the smart cities scheme. We have to first shortlist cities for the scheme in the first phase. They will then need to compete with other cities to get selected.

May 22, 2015, 11:47 AM IST

Smart city plan: Criteria agreed for selection, ranking

The important stakeholder consultations were organised by the Urban Development Ministry upon the direction of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take the states on board before proceeding further with a the launch of the smart city initiative.

Jan 31, 2015, 23:50 PM IST