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For the new urban missions, the Central Government has virtually withdrawn from the earlier practice of appraising and sanctioning individual projects, there by ending the scope for subjectivity and discretion

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Criteria for selection of potential smart cities announced

Past track record under JNNURM, service levels, financial strength will decide selection at state level under stage-1 of City Challenge Competition while economic impact of smart city plan, inclusivity, e-governance, citizen participation will decide financing of smart cities under Stage-2

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Guidelines for Smart City project likely to be finalised soon

Bloomberg Philanthropes will carry a 'smart city challenge competition' for the cities nominated by states and UTs. According to the plan, 20 cities will be selected this year, followed by 40 each in the next two years

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