Smart City Yojana
Smart city yojana is one of the ambitious project of govt of India in the direction of India’s development. Under the leadership of P.M. Narendra Modi Govt. of India select the 100 cities aim for their modern development including improvisation in health status , sanitation, infrastructure,ecological balance maintenance etc. so that they can with stand with in the competition other cities of foreign countries.
The 100 potential smart cities were nominated by all the states and union territories based on Stage 1 criteria, prepared smart city plans which were evaluated in stage 2 of the competition for prioritizing cities for financing. In the first round of this stage, 20 top scorers were chosen for financing during 2015-16. The remaining will be asked to make up the deficiencies identified by the Apex Committee in the Ministry of Urban Development for participation in the next two rounds of competition. 40 cities each will be selected for financing during the next rounds of competition.
The core infrastructure elements in a smart city would include:
1. Adequate water supply,
2. Assured electricity supply,
3. Sanitation, including solid waste management,
4. Efficient urban mobility and public transport,
5. Affordable housing, especially for the poor,
6. Robust IT connectivity and digitization,
7. Good governance, especially e-Governance and citizen participation,
8. Sustainable environment,
9. Safety and security of citizens, particularly women, children and the elderly, and
10. Health and education.
The strategic components of area-based development in the Smart Cities Mission are city improvement (retrofitting), city renewal (redevelopment) and city extension (greenfield development) plus a Pan-city initiative in which Smart Solutions are applied covering larger parts of the city.
Estimate cost Of That Smart City Mission :
A total of ₹980 billion has been approved by the Indian Cabinet for development of 100 smart cities and rejuvenation of 500 others. For the smart cities mission, ₹48,000 crore (US$7.1 billion) and for the Atal mission for rejuvenation and urban transformation. (AMRUT), a total funding of ₹50,000 crore has been approved by the Cabinet.
List of 20 cities that selected for first round of development.
New Delhi, Jaipur, Ahmadabad, Kochi, Surat, Jabalpur, Visakhapatnam, Bhubaneswar, Pune, Solapur, Davangere, Indore, Udaipur, Coimbatore, Kakinada, Belganum, Guwahati, Chennai, Bhopal, Ludhiana.
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