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Amaravati gets place in the Smart Cities list announced by Venkaiah Naidu

Friday, June 23, 2017
New Delhi/Amaravati


Union Minister for Urban Development M.Venkaiah Naidu today announced the list of smart cities.

He said that 45 cities have contested for 40 available slots and only 30 were selected to ensure workable plants that match the aspirations of the citizens. He said with this, the total had gone to 90.

The 30 cities announced today in the order of marks scored are:

1. Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala)
2. Naya Raipur (Chattisgarh)
3. Rajkot (Gujarat)
4. Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh)
5. Patna (Bihar)
6. Karimnagar (Telangana)
7. Muzaffarpur (Bihar)
8. Puducherry (Puducherry)
9. Gandhinagar (Gujarat)
10. Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir)
11. Sagar (Madhya Pradesh)
12. Karnal (Haryana)
13. Satna (MP)
14. Bengaluru (Karnataka)
15. Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)
16. Dehradun (Uttarakhand)
17. Tiruppur (Tamil Nadu)
18. Pimpri Chinchwad (Maharashtra)
19. Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh)
20. Pasighat (Arunachal Pradesh)
21. Jammu (Jammu & Kashmir)
22. Dahod (Gujarat)
23. Tirunelveli (Tamil Nadu)
24. Thootukkudi (Tamil Nadu)
25. Tiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu)
26. Jhansi (UP)
27. Aizawl (Mizoram)
28. Allahabad (UP)
29. Aligarh (UP)
30. Gangtok (Sikkim)

The Union Minister said that 20 cities will be contesting for the remaining 10 slots under smart city mission. These are; Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), Biharsharif (Bihar), Diu (Daman & Diu), Silvassa (Dadra and Nager Haveli), Kavaratti (Lakshadweep), Navimumbai, Greater Mumbai and Amaravati (Maharashtra), Imphal (Manipur), Shillong (Meghalaya), Dindigul and Erode(Tamil Nadu), Bidhannagar, Durgapur and Haldia (West Bengal), Meerut,Rai Bareilly, Ghaziabad, Sharanpur and Rampur (UP).


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