Smart city to be a reality soon

Published on May 29, 2015 20:48:48 PM

The long awaited urban development projects of the Modi govermment are ready for launch in the month of June.

  The Urban Development ministry projects like Smart City project,  Atal Mission for Urban Renewal and Transformation (AMRUT) and Housing  For All are planned to   launch in next month.

Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday in Delhi said that, the ministry would like to launch the programmes on a "convenient day" in June and talks with stakeholders like, state governments and Urban Local Bodies, in regard with three ambitious programmes, have been completed.

 'Smart City’ is Narendra Modi's aspiring project aimed at changing the urban landscape of the country by making cities more livable and inclusive, besides taking the economic growth.

Each selected city under the scheme will get assistance from central of Rs 100 crore per year for five years.