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Swachh Bharat Mission needs to clean up the lives of sanitation workers

The levying of 2 per cent cess when the programme was launched created popular notions that tax paying citizens are responsible for cleaning our cities.

Smart Cities Mission: Rs 5,961 crore released between FY16 and FY17

Since the launch of the Smart City Mission on June 25, 2015, a total Rs 5,961.70 crore has been released to cities under the government’s flagship scheme during financial year 2015-16 and 2016-17

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Smart Cities Mission progressing at brisk pace: Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri

He said as on January 17, there were 2,948 projects worth Rs 1.38 lakh crore at various stages of implementation, while 189 projects worth Rs 2,237 crore have been completed.

Lessons on Urban Governance that India can take from Seoul

When India is implementing its own Smart Cities Mission, lessons from Seoul are valuable and deserving of serious reflection and adaptation. Three key areas of urban development are particularly impressive and I strongly feel that lessons from Seoul can be adapted by Indian metropolises to improve basic services and quality of life.

PM Narendra Modi launches Smart Cities Mission

The central government has committed to spend about Rs. 400,000 crore on these missions over the next six years.

The Smart Staff

Address skills shortage in municipal bodies to reform urban governance.

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Smart Cities: What They Mean

The union government on Thursday released the list of 98 cities that will be developed under the Smart Cities mission. These cities together have a population of 13 crore, accounting for 35 per cent of India’s urban population. Read the story

Central Govt Announces 98 Smart Cities, Venkaiah Naidu Terms Them ‘Safe Investments For pvt Firms’

The union government on Thursday released the list of 98 cities that will be developed under the Smart Cities mission. These cities together have a population of 13 crore, accounting for 35 per cent of India’s urban population. Read the story

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