Government to announce soon 10 more Smart Cities

Government to announce soon 10 more Smart Cities

To be announced shortly, are the names of 10 more cities which will be financed under the Center’s flagship Smart City Mission, Hardeep Singh Puri, Union Minister remarked on Tuesday.

Till now, the names of 90 cities have been announced by the housing and urban affairs ministry which the government intends to help under the scheme.

Every city will get Rs 500 crore under the scheme as central assistance for implementing various projects.

“The Smart Cities Mission is progressing at a brisk pace. Ninety cities have been selected so far. The selection of 10 more cities will be announced shortly,” Hardeep Singh Puri, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs, said

He also added there were about 3,000 projects worth Rs 1,40,000 crore at different phases of execution under the plan.

January 19, 2018 / by / in , ,