Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the ‘Smart City Mission’ involving 83 projects from 20 different cities in the country. It was launched at a function held at Pune’s Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex one year after it was announced. The Smart City Mission’ projects launched included 14 projects of Pune (Maharashtra) and 69 projects from 20 different shortlisted cities in the country to be implemented at a cost of 1,770 crore rupees.
These projects are related to water supply projects, sewage treatment plants, solid waste management under Swachh Bharat Mission and development of green and open spaces under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT). It also includes housing projects for urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) and technology based pan-city solutions under Smart Cities Mission. PM Modi also inaugurated ‘Make Your City SMART’ contest, aimed at involving citizens’ participation in designing smart cities. In regard of to contest, ‘Smart Net Portal’ was also inaugurated by PM Modi which enables the cities under different urban missions to share solutions and ideas for various issues during the implementation of various missions.
So let’s discuss some questions related to this post:
1. Name the place where PM Narendra Modi has launched the Smart city Mission Projects?
2. Total how many projects have been launched for Pune- Smart city Mission Projects?
Courtesy: Financial Express