By Accommodation Times Bureau
The centre has rebuked the states and union territories, to ascertain the commencement of the work on 261 smart city projects in 60 cities, reminding the commencement of completing the work by November, 2017.
The attempt of increasing the pace has announced after prime minister Narendra Modi, took notice that the challenge was now to assure the expeditious completion of works, during a review meeting. He also asserted to maintain high quality of standards.
Ninety cities that had been selected by the government for the Smart City Mission, will be getting Rs 500 crores each as central assistance, for implementation of the projects. Mr. Modi reviewed the progress of the Smart City Mission on August 30, 2017. An official reported the statement of Mr. Modi that he had said ,“The challenge before everyone was now to ensure implementation and expeditious completion of the work in the 90 identified cities, with high quality”.