CENTRAL GOVERNMENT SCHEMES
Smart City Mission-2015
Launched: 25 June 2015
Main Objective: To develop 100 cities all over the country making them citizen friendly and sustainable
Under the mission, the NDA Government aims to develop smart cities equipped with basic infrastructure and offer a good quality of life through smart solutions. Assured water and power supply, sanitation and solid waste management, efficient urban mobility and public transport, robust IT connectivity, e-governance and citizen participation along with safety of its citizens are some of the likely attributes of these smart cities.
ABOUT COMPLETE SCHEME
There are a lot of benefits of Smart City that citizens can get and make their daily life more comfortable and convenient. The number of urban residents is expanding by nearly 60 million every year.Moreover, more than 60% of the world’s population will be living in cities by 2050 as per the ICT in Urban Governance Survey.
The Smart Cities Mission is a bold new initiative by the Government of India to drive economic growth and improve the quality of life of people by enabling local development and harnessing technology as a means to create smart outcomes for citizens.
The people will get access to a lot of advanced facilities like excellent transportation facilities, electricity through smart grid, advanced applications, modern technology to change city government and various other solutions. The smart city mission will digitize India, allowing government to ditch paper-based reports and adopt modern way of generating reports and handling work.