Smart Cities Mission in India
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Cities provide opportunities for the economic development of a nation. They often attract the rural population through providing enormous job opportunities, better living conditions, education, health care facilities, transport, entertainment etc. According to Census 2011, nearly 32% of Indian population is residing in cities, creating a challenge for urbanization. On 25th June 2015, the Hon'ble Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi launched the Smart City mission with a vision for urban transformation. The Ministry of Urban Development will implement the program in collaboration with State governments/Urban Local Bodies. This review article throws the light on the Smart City mission, its objective, elements, features, smart solutions, smart health solutions, mission coverage, duration, funding, monitoring and challenges.
Smart cities Mission, smart solutions, features, health, challenges.