Smart City Mission Current Affairs - 2019

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India Smart Cities Award 2018: Surat Smart City selected for City Award for implementation of projects

Surat smart city from Gujarat was selected for ‘City Award’ for showing great momentum in implementation of projects under India Smart Cities Awards 2018 especially in categories of urban environment, transport and mobility and sustainable integrated development. Total nine awards in three categories including Innovative Idea Award, Project Award, and City Award were announced by Read More…

Month:  Categories: Awards & Honours


Indian Army to develop Jaisalmer Military Station as Smart Facility

The Indian Army has drawn detailed plan to develop Jaisalmer Military Station in Rajasthan as smart facility patterned on Central Government’s Smart Cities Mission. The development plan will provide a major boost to  local economy and aid in ecological conservation. Key Facts The plan has been formulated in consonance with eight key areas identified by Read More…

Month:  Categories: Defence & Security


PM Naraendra Modi inaugurates Integrated Command and Control Centre at Naya Raipur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated country’s 10th Smart City Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC) at Naya Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Under the ambitious Smart City Mission, ICCC in nine cities are operational in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Pune, Nagpur, Rajkot, Visakhapatnam, Bhopal and Kakinada. Key Facts The ICCC at Naya Raipur will control and monitor online water Read More…

Month:  Categories: Places in News


Government announces 9 new Smart Cities

Union Minister of Housing and Urban affairs Hardeep Singh Puri has announced a new batch of 9 smart cities under Smart City Mission. With the addition of these 9 smart cities in the fourth round, the total cities picked up under Smart City Mission have reached 99. Key Facts The nine cities include three from Uttar Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & PoliticsGovernment Schemes & Projects


Government announces 30 new Smart Cities

Union Minister for Urban Development and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, M. Venkaiah Naidu has announced a new batch of 30 smart cities under Smart City Mission, which was launched on June 25, 2015.  Salient Highlights The newly selected cities include Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala,  Naya Raipur in Chhattisgarh, Rajkot in Gujarat, Amravati in Andhra Pradesh, Patna in Bihar, Karimnagar in Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & Projects


Railway ministry inks MoU for Smart Railway Stations

The Union Ministry of Railways and Union Urban Development Ministry have inked Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for smart railway stations. The validity of the MoU is for the five years and can be extended with the consent of both the ministries. Under this initiative Railway stations and surrounding areas will be redeveloped under the Smart Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics


PM Narendra Modi launches Smart city Mission Projects in Pune

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the ‘Smart City Mission’ involving 83 projects from 20 different cities in the country. The ambitious mission of Union Government was launched at function held at Pune’s Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex one year after it was announced. Speaking at the launching function PM Narendra Modi asked people not to think Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & Projects


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