Most smart cities to come up in Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu



News:

  • The government has assigned number of cities each state/union territory can nominate under the 100 Smart Cities project as well as those to be developed under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation scheme (AMRUT).
  • UP leads the pack as it has been given the opportunity to nominate 13 cities to be developed as smart cities, while 54 cities in the state have been identified under AMRUT scheme, according to a senior Urban Development Ministry official.
  • Tamil Nadu comes second with the allocation of 12 smart cities and 33 AMRUT cities.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be launching implementation guidelines for 100 Smart Cities, 500 AMRUT cities and Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana on June 25.

Source: ET


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