Question: How many smart cities are there in Chennai?

Government of India announced the 1st list of 20 Smart Cities, in which Chennai got 17th rank and was selected as one of the Smart City on 28th January 2016.

How many smart cities are there in Tamilnadu?

Kicked off by the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in 2015, under the mission, 11 cities, which are also corporations, in Tamil Nadu have been chosen (the most by far in the country). They are: Chennai, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Erode, Vellore, Salem, Madurai, Trichy, Thanjavur, Tirunelveli, and Thoothukudi.

How many cities are smart cities?

In January 2016, based on the All India Competition, 20 smart cities were selected in Round 1 (Annexure-I). 13 more Smart Cities were selected in May 2016 in fast track round (Annexure-II). In Round 2, 63 potential smart cities participated of which, 27 Smart Cities have been selected in September 2016 (Annexure-III).

Which is the smart city in Tamilnadu?

Smart city projects are underway in Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Salem, Thanjavur, Tuticorin, Trichy, Tirunelveli, Tiruppur and Vellore.

Which city is called India’s first smart city?

1st Round winners – Selection of 20 Smart Cities

Ranking Cities Shortlisted Name of State/UT
1 Bhubaneswar Odisha
2 Pune Maharashtra
3 Jaipur Rajasthan
4 Surat Gujarat

Is ponneri a smart city?

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced in the budget on Thursday that Ponneri would be developed as a smart city. Japan preferred Ponneri as it was closer to the city and the Ennore port because most of the Japanese companies are located in and around north Chennai.

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Which is the smartest city in the world 2020?

2020/21 Top 50 Smart City Government Rankings

Ranking City Smart Policies
1 Singapore 3.9
2 Seoul 4
3 London 3
4 Barcelona 3
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