Lucknow tops Fast Track competition, 13 more Smart Cities announced

Lucknow tops Fast Track competition, 13 more Smart Cities announced

Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-05-24 13:37 New Delhi: Lucknow topped the list of winners of the Fast Track competition conducted for 23 cities from as many States and Union Territories as the Centre today announced 13 more smart cities. Announcing the winners at a media conference on the occasion of two years of the Government in office, Minister of Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Venkaiah Naidu said that the cities that participated in the competition improved the quality of smart city plans by up to over 25�o become eligible for selection. Naidu informed that Lucknow that missed the list of first 20 smart cities improved the quality of its smart city plan by 19�o make it to the select list. Other winners of Fast Track competition were ; Warangal, Telanagana (13� Shimla, Himachal Pradesh (27� Chandigarh (9� Raipur, Chattisgarh (25� New Town Kolkata (11� Bhagalpur, Bihar (25� Panaji, Goa (9� Port Blair, Andaman