Smart Cities Mission

Concept:  Smart Cities Mission
Topic: Governance
Category: Urban Development
Related News: Hindu, May 26
CNA mentions: 1(May 26)

Smart Cities Mission

The Smart Cities Mission is a government of India programme to develop one hundred citizen-friendly and sustainable cities all over India. It is basically an urban renewal and retrofitting mission undertaken by the Urban Development Ministry. It works in partnership with the state governments in which the different cities are. The larger plan is to develop 100 smart cities as satellite cities of the existing large cities. The plan also implements modernisation of mid-sized cities. The Narendra Modi-led government has allocated a total funding of over USD 7 bn.