Third list of Smart Cities released

Sep 21, 2016 11:11 IST

Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu on 20 September 2016 released the third list of Smart Cities that will get funding for initiating urban reforms. The list includes names of 27 new cities.

With this, the number of cities selected under Smart City Mission for financing implementation of smart city plans has gone up to 60.

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The 27 smart cities announced are from 12 States including 5 from Maharashtra, 4 each from Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, 3 from Uttar Pradesh and 2 each from Punjab and Rajasthan. Nagaland and Sikkim have made it to the smart city list for the first time. List of the 27 cities

States

Cities

Punjab

Amritsar, Jalandhar

Maharashtra

Kalyan-Dombivili, Nagpur, Thane, Nashik, Aurangabad

Madhya Pradesh

Ujjain, Gwalior

Andhra Pradesh

Tirupati

Karnataka

Managaluru, Tumakuru, Shivamogga, Hubbali-Dharwad,

Uttar Pradesh

Agra, Kanpur, Varanasi

Odisha

Rourkela

Tamil Nadu

Vellore, Madurai, Thanjavur, Salem,

Rajasthan

Kota, Ajmer

Gujarat

Vadodara

Nagaland

Kohima

Sikkim

Namchi

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