Union government of India releases the full list of 98 smart cities on Thursday, August 27, 2015 which include 24 state capitals to be developed. Uttar Pradesh state leads the total chart of the declared full list of 98 smart cities with 13 cities in its bag. On the contrary state capitals of West Bengal, Karnataka and Bihar were not listed in proposed 98 smart cities chart. State capitals Bengaluru, Kolkata and Patna exception from is raising various speculations among the political class.
Full List of 98 Smart Cities Declared by Union Ministry of Urban Development of India
The union minister for Urban Development of India Sri.Venkaiah Naidu released the full list of 98 smart cities on Thursday 27, August which need to be developed under special packages of Government of India as smart cities. Here is the complete state wise list of the all 98 smart cities declared to be developed as smart cities including 24 state capitals.
Mr. Venkaih Naidu launching the ambitious Smart City project of Government of India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi said “The Smart City project requires investment and I can assure you it will be a safe investment.” Mr. Naidu expressed his hope regarding these smart cities that they will attract investment to boost the economy assuring the prospective investors in the project. Earlier during a few months ago Government of India announced Rs 48,000 crore for development of 100 Smart cities out of which 98 names were declared and rest two will be nominated in due course.
Watch Out the Full List of 98 Declared Smart Cities Nominated by the Government:
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
- Port Blair
Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Daman and Diu
- Navi Mumbai,
- Greater Mumbai,
- Greater Hyderabad,
- Greater Warangal
- New Town Kolkata,
* Jammu & Kashmir has asked for more time to decide on the potential cities
* 12 cities have been shortlisted from Uttar Pradesh against 13 cities nominated for Smart City project
Union minister for Urban Development of India Venkaih Naidu said “Borrowings from financial institutions, accessing National Investment and Infrastructure Fund and from private sector through PPPs are also options available for the project. More than a dozen leading countries have expressed keen interest to associate themselves with this Mission which include US, UK, France, Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Japan, China, Singapore, Israel, Australia.”
He further added “World’s leading technology solution providers have been keenly awaiting the unveiling of the contours of the Mission. Our own private sector is looking forward to take advantage of the investment opportunities.” Stay tuned with us for more trending alerts happening across the nation with us by bookmarking (press Ctrl+D) us for easy navigation.