The Rs 48,000 crore initiative, announced by Prime Minister Modi in June, selected 98 cities to participate instead of the planned 100. The chosen cities contain 35 percent of the population.
Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu unveiled a list of 98 cities with Uttar Pradesh taking the largest share of developing 13 smart cities followed by Tamil Nadu, which qualified to develop 12.
Here is the list of smart cities released by the government today:
..... Devashree Goenka