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Union Government announces 98 selected smart city

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Minister of Urban Development Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu today announced a list of 98 cities and towns selected for development as smart cities.

These cities and towns were nominated by respective States and Union Territories at the end of first stage of ‘City Challenge’ competition in which all the urban local bodies in each State and UT were evaluated based on their financial and institutional capacities and past track record.

Shri Naidu gave details of profiles of all the selected cities and towns in terms of population and characters of each city/town.

  • 24 cities are capital cities;
  • 24 are business and industrial centres;
  • 18 are of cultural and tourism importance;
  • 5 are port cities and three are educational and healthcare hubs.

In terms of population ;

  • 8 have population up to one lakh. These being: Panaji, Diu,Silvassa, Kavaratti, Dharmashala, New Town Kolkata, Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh and Namchi(Sikkim)
  • 35 have population between one and five lakhs;
  • 21 cities are in the population range of five to ten lakhs;
  • 25 have population of above 10 lakhs and below 25 lakhs;
  • 5 in the range of 25 to 50 lakhs and
  • Four viz., Chennai, Greater Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Greater Mumbai have population above 50 lakh.

List of 98 Cities selected under Smart Cities Mission

Sl. No. Name of State/UT No. of cities shortlisted Names of selected Cities Population of Cities
1. Andaman & Nicobar Islands 1 1. Port Blair 1,40,572
2. Andhra Pradesh 3 1. Vishakhapatnam 18,78,980
2. Tirupati 3,74,260
3. Kakinada 3,50,986
3. Arunachal Pradesh 1 1.  Pasighat 24,656
4. Assam 1 1. Guwahati 9,62,334
5. Bihar 3 1. Muzaffarpur 3,93,724
2. Bhagalpur 4,10,210
3. Biharsharif 2,96,889
6. Chandigarh 1 1. Chandigarh 10,55,450
7. Chhatisgarh 2 1. Raipur 10,47,389
2. Bilaspur  3,65,579
8. Daman & Diu 1 1. Diu    23,991
9. Dadra & Nagar Haveli 1 1. Silvassa    98,032
10. Delhi 1 1. New Delhi Municipal   Council 2,49,998
11. Goa 1 1. Panaji   1,00,000
12. Gujarat 6 1. Gandhinagar   2,92,797
2. Ahmedabad 55,77,940
3. Surat 44,67,797
4. Vadodara 17,52,371
5. Rajkot 13,23,363
6. Dahod   1,30,530
13. Haryana 2 1. Karnal   3,02,140
2. Faridabad 14,14,050
14. Himachal Pradesh 1 1. Dharamshala    22,580
15. Jharkhand 1 1. Ranchi 10,73,427
16. Karnataka 6 1. Mangaluru   4,84,785
2. Belagavi   4,88,292
3. Shivamogga   3,22,428
4. Hubballi-Dharwad   9,43,857
5. Tumakuru   3,05,821
6. Davanegere   4,35,128
17. Kerala 1 1. Kochi   6,01,574
18. Lakshadweep 1 1. Kavaratti      11,210
19. Madhya Pradesh 7 1. Bhopal 19,22,130
2. Indore 21,95,274
3. Jabalpur 12,16,445
4. Gwalior 11,59,032
5. Sagar   2,73,296
6. Satna   2,80,222
7. Ujjain   5,15,215
20. Maharashtra 10 1.    Navi Mumbai 11,19,000
2.    Nashik 14,86,000
3.    Thane 18,41,000
4.    Greater Mumbai  1,24,00,000
5.    Amravati   7,45,000
6.    Solapur   9,52,000
7.    Nagpur 24,60,000
8.    Kalyan-Dombivali 15,18,000
9.    Aurangabad 11,65,000
10. Pune 31,24,000
21. Manipur 1 1. Imphal   2,68,243
22. Meghalaya 1 1. Shillong 3,54,325
23. Mizoram 1 1. Aizawl 2,91,000
24. Nagaland 1 1. Kohima 1,07,000
25. Odisha 2 1. Bhubaneshwar 8,40,834
2. Raurkela 3,10,976
26. Puducherry 1 1. Oulgaret 3,00,104
27. Punjab 3 1. Ludhiana 16,18,879
2. Jalandhar 8,68,181
3. Amritsar 11,55,664
28. Rajasthan 4 1. Jaipur 30,73,350
2. Udaipur 4,75,150
3. Kota 10,01,365
4. Ajmer 5,51,360
29. Sikkim 1 1. Namchi 12,190
30. Tamil Nadu 12 1. Tiruchirapalli 9,16,674
2. Tirunelveli 4,74,838
3. Dindigul, 2,07,327
4.  Thanjavur, 2,22,943
5. Tiruppur, 8,77,778
6. Salem, 8,31,038
7. Vellore, 5,04,079
8. Coimbatore, 16,01,438
9. Madurai, 15,61,129
10. Erode, 4,98,129
11. Thoothukudi 3,70,896
12. Chennai 67,27,000
31. Telangana 2 1. Greater Hyderabad 67,31,790
2. Greater Warangal  8,19,406
32. Tripura 1 1. Agartala 4,00,004
33. Uttar Pradesh** 12 1. Moradabad 8,87,871
2. Aligarh 8,74,408
3. Saharanpur 7,05,478
4. Bareilly 9,03,668
5. Jhansi 5,05,693
6. Kanpur 27,65,348
7. Allahabad 11,12,544
8. Lucknow 28,17,105
9. Varanasi 11,98,491
10. Ghaziabad 16,48,643
11. Agra 15,85,704
12. Rampur 3,25,313
34. Uttarakhand 1 1. Dehradun 5,83,971
35. West Bengal 4 1. New Town Kolkata 36,541
2. Bidhannagar  6,33,704
3. Durgapur 5,71,000
4. Haldia 2,72,000