Smart Cities Mission is an urban renewal and retrofitting program by the Government of India with a
mission to develop 100 cities all over the country making them citizen friendly and sustainable.
The Union Ministry of Urban Development is responsible for implementing the mission in collaboration
with the state governments of the respective cities. The government of India under Prime
Minister Narendra Modi has a vision of developing 100 smart cities as satellite towns of larger cities and
by modernizing the existing mid-sized cities.
For More Information : http://smartcities.gov.in/
The 100 potential smart cities were nominated by all the states and union territories based on Stage 1
criteria, prepared smart city plans which were evaluated in stage 2 of the competition for prioritizing
cities for financing. In the first round of this stage, 20 top scorers were chosen for financing during 2015-
16. The remaining will be asked to make up the deficiencies identified by the Apex Committee in the
Ministry of Urban Development for participation in the next two rounds of competition. 40 cities each
will be selected for financing during the next rounds of competition.
TARGETED SMART CITY
In Round 2( Fast Track Mode) 13 Cities were announced as Smart Cities on 21st April 2016 by Ministry of
Urban Development.Faridabad was one of the cities enlisted in this list of 13. The available funds with faridabad smart city is EURO -266 million