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Madhya Pradesh to spend Rs. 750,000 million on development of cities

Newsroom24x7 Staff London: Madhya Pradesh will spend Rs. 750,000 million on the strategic development of cities in the next three years and ensure that both the big and small cities get developed simultaneously. This was underscored by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who sought UK’s cooperation in development of smart cities in Madhya

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MP, Rajasthan take lead by setting up Special Purpose Vehicles for implementation of Smart City Plans

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan have taken the lead in setting up Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) for the implementation of Smart City Plans for the cities that have been selected in the first round for development of smart cities. Ministry of Urban Development has received confirmation that SPVs have been set up

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List of 20 would-be smart cities released

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : The union government is aggressively working on its dream project of developing Smart Cities in the country. In a move which takes the project a step further, centre has identified and released the top 20 Smart Cities list on Thursday. These shortlisted cities, with Bhubaneswar at the top, have been finalized

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Venkaiah Naidu urges States and Urban Local Bodies to rise to the smart challenge

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Minister of Urban Development M.Venkaiah Naidu today announced a list of 98 cities and towns selected for development as smart cities. These cities and towns were nominated by respective States and Union Territories at the end of first stage of ‘City Challenge’ competition in which all the urban local bodies in

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Prime Minister to Interact with Economists at NITI Aayog

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 3: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who heads as chairman the newly constituted National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog), will be meeting eminent experts and economists here on February 6. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will be conducting this meeting. Eminent experts and economists invited for the meeting include Ashok Gulati,

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States show the way forward for building smart cities

Two-day stakeholders’ consultations on the directive of Prime Minister conclude today States suggest two-stage selection of cities fixed tenures for Mayors and municipal cadres  e-governance online service delivery hike in FAR user-fee based concessions Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 31: The smart cities building initiative crossed a major milestone today with the states and other

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Madhya Pradesh to develop Smart Cities in PPP mode

Anthony de Sa at International workshop on development of Smart Cities Indore, Jan. 28: Madhya Pradesh Chief Secretary Anthony de Sa has said that cooperation will be sought from the British government, Siemens, Sysco, DFID and other organisations for development of Smart Cities in Madhya Pradesh. Smart Cities will also be developed under PPP mode,

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