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“We rank much higher in ‘Time taken in according to a Decision’ a new kind of benchmark”

Sikkim being a fortunate state having beautiful tourist destinations and a part of 100 smart cities of India is situated at a strategic location for defence. “We see the existing conditions as an opportunity where we can strengthen the value proposition of the city and provide more economic opportunities to the young entrepreneurs”, said Navin Rai, Joint Chief Town Planner and Nodal Officer, Smart Cities Mission, Sikkim in an exclusive conversation with Chahat Jain of BW SmartCities.

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Coimbatore Outscored Chennai In Smart City Competition

Thanks to the various positive indicators in terms of education, health care and industrial development, Coimbatore had been selected as one of the 20 Smart Cities across the country

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First phase of SmartCity Kochi project to be inaugurated in Dec 2015

SmartCity Kochi, spread over 246 acres in the IT corridor of Kochi, is a hub for all Information and Communication Technology, media, finance and education (research) companies

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Smart City project expected to boost economy

The government has announced Rs 48,000 crore for development of 100 Smart cities out of which 98 names were declared and rest two will be nominated in due course

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12 crore people to become citizens of Smart Cities

The total population of the 98 Smart Cities is about 12 crore accounting for 35 per cent of country's total urban population as per the 2011 Census

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Centre announces list of 98 nominated Smart Cities

The names of the cities selected for the Rs 48,000 crore Smart Cities project was released by the Centre pending a nomination each from Uttar Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir

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IAS officers to 'mentor' 10 Maha cities for Smart City plan

The decision to appoint smart city mentors for these has been taken considering that the state's 10 cities will be competing with other 90 cities from across the country

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Guidelines for implementation of Smart City project soon

Details of first-stage recommendations and guidelines for 100 Smart Cities have been finalised in consultation with states & UTs, says Urban Development Secretary

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Smart Cities list: Several small cities outdo bigger ones

Large cities like Patna, Shimla, Thiruvananthapuram, Gangtok and Bengaluru did not make it to the list of 98, issued by the Urban Development Ministry

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States and UTs to form, approve and execute projects under new urban missions

For the new urban missions, the Central Government has virtually withdrawn from the earlier practice of appraising and sanctioning individual projects, there by ending the scope for subjectivity and discretion

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