Lucknow, Ranchi among 13 winners of smart city competition

Cities shortlisted through this competition will be developed under smart city plan

GN Bureau | May 24, 2016


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Urban development ministry has announced the list of 13 cities which have been chosen to be developed under the government’s Smart City plan. The names were shortlisted through a fast track competition.

 
On Tuesday, union urban development minister Venkaiah Naidu tweeted the names of shortlisted cities

The shortlisted cities are:

  • Lucknow (UP)
  • Bhagalpur (Bihar)
  • Raipur (Chhattisgarh)
  • Ranchi (Jharkhand)
  • New Town in Kolkata (WB)
  • Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh)
  • Chandigarh (Punjab)
  • Faridabad (Haryana)
  • Warangal (Telangana)
  • Agartala (Tripura)
  • Imphal (Manipur)
  • Port Blair (Andaman and Nicobar Island)
  • Panaji (Goa) 

This list in addition to the 20 smart cities announced in January this year.


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