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States meet Smart City plans submission deadline

Projects likely to cost Rs 2.5 lakh cr

States meet Smart City plans submission deadline

All states except Tamil Nadu and Telangana have kept the deadline of December 15 for submitting their Smart City proposals, estimated at around Rs 2.5 lakh crore, to the Centre. However, the exact investment proposed is yet to be calculated. While Tamil Nadu (12 cities) had to delay the submission because of the flood in the state, Telengana wants to change Hyderabad with another city for the list. In all, the urban development ministry got proposals for 85 cities, out of 98, which were shortlisted earlier through a competition. In the current financial year, the Centre is slated to ...