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Government to Hold Contest For Smart City Projects

Published on September 11, 2017
The Central Government of India will hold a contest to measure the "quality" and "impact" of various ongoing smart city projects Centre will hold a contest
The contest will carry total prize money of Rs 50 lakh.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Evaluation criteria will include "impact, innovation and scalability/replicability" in other areas of the city
  • The Project Awards category will have various excellence awards such as 'Improving Governance', 'Social Aspects', 'Culture and Economy', 'Environment impact', 'Transportation and Mobility' and 'Water and Sanitation'.
  • Best performers will be awarded with Rs 5 lakh each and a scroll.
  • All projects that will be completed by April 1, 2018 will be eligible for participating in the contest.
  • Awards will be presented on June 25, 2017 which will mark the third anniversary of the launch of the Smart City Mission.

What is Smart City Mission?
  • 100 Smart Cities Mission" was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in June 25, 2015.
  • Smart Cities Mission is an urban renewal and retrofitting program by the Government of India.
  • The aim of the mission is to develop 100 cities all over the country making them citizen friendly and sustainable.
  • It is a five-year program.
  • All of the Indian states and Union territories are participating by nominating at-least one city for the smart city challenge. 
  • First batch of 20 cities were selected known as "20 Lighthouse Cities"
  • All cities from West Bengal have withdrawn from Smart city mission. 
  • Mumbai and Navi Mumbai from Maharashtra have also withdrawn from the Smart city mission.

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