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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 the Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has a vision of developing 100 smart cities as satellite towns of larger cities by modernizing the existing mid-sized cities.

Smart Cities Mission
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the launch of Smart Cities Mission, Pune.jpg
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the launch of Smart Cities Mission, Pune; June 2016
Country India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Ministry MoUD
Key people Venkaiah Naidu
Launched 2015
Funding 98,000 crore (US$15 billion)
Status: Active

Smart Cities Mission is an urban renewal and retrofitting program by the Government of India with a mission to develop 100 cities (the target has been revised to 109 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 the Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has a vision of developing 100 smart cities as satellite towns of larger cities by modernizing the existing mid-sized cities.

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