Government names nine new cities under 'Smart Cities Mission': Here's the list
Union Housing & Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday announced 9 new cities for funding under the Government's ambitious Smart Cities Mission.
It was declared Silvassa from Dadar & Nagar Haveli as winner after the fourth round of National Smart Cities Challenge competition.
The other cities in the winning list are Erode (Tamil Nadu), Diu (Daman & Diu), Biharsharif (Bihar), Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) and Kavaratti (Lakshwadeep).
The total number of cities selected under the Government's ambitious Smart Cities Mission is 99 now with the total proposed investment to the tune of 2,03,979 crores.