Thu, Jan 28, 2016, 04:03 PM
Union Urban development minister M Venkaiah Naidu has announced the first list of 20 cities, which are to be developed as Smart Cities. Bhubaneswar topped the list. The other cities are Surat, Kochi, Ahmedabad, Jabalpur, Visakhapatnam, Solapur, Davanagere, Indore, New Delhi, Coimbatore, Kakinada, Belagavi, Udaipur, Guwahati, Chennai, Ludhiana and Bhopal. It is to be mentioned here that there were 97 cities in the Smart City Challenge Competition.