Union Government announced names of 98 smart cities

Aug 28, 2015 10:10 IST

The Union Government on 27 August 2015 declared the names of 98 cities for its ambitious smart cities project. The aspirant cities were selected by the States and Union Territories on the parametres set by the Centre.

Name of the selected cities were announced by Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu in New Delhi.

The selected cities include 12 cities from Uttar Pradesh, 12 from Tamil Nadu, 10 from Maharashtra, 7 from Madhya Pradesh, 3 each from Bihar and Andhra Pradesh. All other states have also got one or two cities for the purpose, except Jammu and Kashmir. Nearly 13 crore population across 98 cities, which constitute 35 percent of urban population, will be covered under the mission.

List of cities and towns selected under smart cities mission

 

Sl. No.

Name of State/UT

No. of cities shortlisted

Names of selected Cities

1.       

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

1

1. Port Blair

2.       

Andhra Pradesh

3

1. Vishakhapatnam

2. Tirupati

3. Kakinada

3.       

Arunachal Pradesh

1

1.  Pasighat

4.       

Assam

1

1. Guwahati

5.       

Bihar

3

1. Muzaffarpur

2. Bhagalpur

3. Biharsharif

6.       

Chandigarh

1

1. Chandigarh

7.       

Chhatisgarh

2

1. Raipur

2. Bilaspur

8.       

Daman & Diu

1

1. Diu

9.       

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

1

1. Silvassa

10.   

Delhi

1

1. New Delhi Municipal   Council

11.   

Goa

1

1. Panaji

12.   

Gujarat

6

1. Gandhinagar

2. Ahmedabad

3. Surat

4. Vadodara

5. Rajkot

6. Dahod

13.   

Haryana

2

1. Karnal

2. Faridabad

14.   

Himachal Pradesh

1

1. Dharamshala

15.   

Jharkhand

1

1. Ranchi

16.   

Karnataka

6

1. Mangaluru

2. Belagavi

3. Shivamogga

4. Hubballi-Dharwad

5. Tumakuru

6. Davanegere

17.   

Kerala

1

1. Kochi

18.   

Lakshadweep

1

1. Kavaratti

19.   

Madhya Pradesh

7

1. Bhopal

2. Indore

3. Jabalpur

4. Gwalior

5. Sagar

6. Satna

7. Ujjain

20.   

Maharashtra

10

1.    Navi Mumbai

2.    Nashik

3.    Thane

4.    Greater Mumbai

5.    Amravati

6.    Solapur

7.    Nagpur

8.    Kalyan-Dombivali

9.    Aurangabad

10. Pune

21.   

Manipur

1

1. Imphal

22.   

Meghalaya

1

1. Shillong

23.   

Mizoram

1

1. Aizawl

24.   

Nagaland

1

1. Kohima

25.   

Odisha

2

1. Bhubaneshwar

2. Raurkela

26.   

Puducherry

1

1. Oulgaret

27.   

Punjab

3

1. Ludhiana

2. Jalandhar

3. Amritsar

28.   

Rajasthan

4

1. Jaipur

2. Udaipur

3. Kota

4. Ajmer

29.   

Sikkim

1

1. Namchi

30.   

Tamil Nadu

12

1. Tiruchirapalli

2. Tirunelveli

3. Dindigul,

4.  Thanjavur,

5. Tiruppur,

6. Salem,

7. Vellore,

8. Coimbatore,

9. Madurai,

10. Erode,

11. Thoothukudi

12. Chennai

31.   

Telangana

2

1. Greater Hyderabad

2. Greater Warangal

32.   

Tripura

1

1. Agartala

33.   

Uttar Pradesh**

12

1. Moradabad

2. Aligarh

3. Saharanpur

4. Bareilly

5. Jhansi

6. Kanpur

7. Allahabad

8. Lucknow

9. Varanasi

10. Ghaziabad

11. Agra

12. Rampur

34.   

Uttarakhand

1

1. Dehradun

35.   

West Bengal

4

1. New Town Kolkata

2. Bidhannagar

3. Durgapur

4. Haldia

Government will release two crore rupees each for the cities for the preparation of the smart city plan in the next few days.

Union government proposes to give financial support to the Mission to the extent of 48000 crores rupees over next five years. Of this amount, two hundred crore rupees will be released during the first year.

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