1. India Smart Cities Awards Contest 2017: Narendra Modi government to offer Rs 50 lakh prize to measure impact of project

India Smart Cities Awards Contest 2017: Narendra Modi government to offer Rs 50 lakh prize to measure impact of project

The Centre will soon hold a contest with a prize money of Rs 50 lakh to measure the quality and impact of the ongoing smart city projects, a senior government official said.

By: | New Delhi | Published: September 11, 2017 5:39 AM
smart city project, smart city project india, smart city project news, smart city project contest, smart city contest, smart city project impact, narendra modi, modi, narendra modi government A concept note and guidelines on ‘India Smart Cities Awards Contest, 2017’ has been circulated to states and Union territories, alerting them for the competition, the official said. (Reuters)

The Centre will soon hold a contest with a prize money of Rs 50 lakh to measure the quality and impact of the ongoing smart city projects, a senior government official said. A concept note and guidelines on ‘India Smart Cities Awards Contest, 2017’ has been circulated to states and Union territories, alerting them for the competition, the official said. “The contest is aimed at recognising and rewarding cities, projects and innovative ideas that promote the goals of the Smart City Mission including enhancement in quality of life of citizens. Evaluation criteria include impact, innovation and scalability/ replicability in other areas of the city,” the official said.

Under the project awards category, excellence will be recognised and awarded in seven areas such as improving governance, quality of built environment, social infrastructure, culture and economy, environment, transportation and mobility, and water and sanitation, he said. Best performers in each of the categories will be awarded with Rs 5 lakh each and a scroll. Awards will be presented on June 25 next year.

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    Teja
    Nov 17, 2017 at 9:06 pm
    Which cities included in it
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      sumit utge
      Oct 8, 2017 at 1:58 pm
      nice
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      1. Harvinder Maini
        Sep 11, 2017 at 9:58 am
        Modi come out of kids play and do something productive for India
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