Establishment of Solar Cities planned

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The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is implementing a programme on ‘Development of Solar Cities’. This was stated by Shri. Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (I/C) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.  60  existing cities are planned to be developed as solar cities. 55 solar cities have already been taken up so far. The State/UT-wise list of the Cities identified for developing as Solar Cities is given below:-

List of Solar Cities proposed, State/UT-wise

SL. No

State

Cities for which in-principle approval given

1

Andhra Pradesh
  1. Vijaywada
  2. Mahbubnagar*

2

Assam

 

  1. Guwahati
  1. Jorhat

3

Arunachal Pradesh
  1. Itanagar

4

Chandigarh
  1. Chandigarh

5

Chhattisgarh
  1. Bilaspur
  1. Raipur

6

Gujarat
  1.  Rajkot
  1. Gandhinagar
  1. Surat

7

Goa
  1. Panji City

8

Haryana
  1. Gurgaon
  1. Faridabad

9

Himachal Pradesh
  1. Shimla
  1. Hamirpur

10

Karnataka
  1. Mysore
  1. Hubli-Dharwad

11

Kerala
  1. Thiruvananthapuram*
  1. Kochi*

12

Maharashtra
  1. Nagpur
  1. Thane
  1. Kalyan-Dombivli
  1. Aurangabad
  1. Nanded
  1. Shirdi

13

Madhya Pradesh
  1. Indore
  1. Gwalior
  1. Bhopal*
  1. Rewa

14

Manipur
  1. Imphal

15

Mizoram
  1. Aizawl

16

Nagaland
  1. Kohima
  1. Dimapur

17

Delhi
  1. New Delhi (NDMC area)

18

Orissa
  1. Bhubaneswar

19

Punjab
  1. Amritsar
  1. Ludhiana
  1. SAS Nagar (Mohali)

20

Rajasthan
  1. Ajmer
  1. Jaipur*
  1. Jodhpur

21

Tamil Nadu
  1. Coimbatore

22

Tripura
  1. Agartala

23

Uttarakhand
  1. Dehradun
  1. Haridwar & Rishikesh
  1. Chamoli –Gopeshwar

24

Uttar Pradesh
  1. Agra
  1. Moradabad
  2. Allahabad

25

West Bengal
  1. Howrah
  2. Madhyamgram
  3. New Town Kolkata

26

Jammu & Kashmir
  1. Leh*

27

Puducherry
  1. Puducherry

* In-principle approval given only.

 

 

            The Minister further said that MNRE is implementing  Information and Public Awareness Programme to create publicity about  technological developments, benefits of systems and devices and to disseminate information about the fiscal and financial incentives available for renewable energy including solar energy in Hindi, English and regional languages through print, electronic and outdoor media.  Besides, awareness through organizing conferences, workshops, trainings, etc are being conducted regularly, the Minister added.





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