Bhopal, Indore and Jabalpur are in the race to become smart city, 95% of the projects completed


oi-Vishwanath Saini


Published: Friday, May 6, 2022, 18:44 [IST]

Bhopal. After waiting for many years, finally it has been decided to include Indore, Bhopal and Jabalpur of Madhya Pradesh in the list of being declared the first smart cities of the country. So far these cities have completed 95% of the projects. In such a situation, it is expected that by the end of this year, these three cities will get the status of Smart City.


In fact, the Central Government has given time till June 2023 to convert all the 78 cities of the country including the state into smart cities. An amount of more than 4,203 crore has been released for the seven cities of MP, out of which 3,795 crore has been spent in completing more than hundred projects.

Bhopal Smart City has completed 95 percent of the projects. The government had given 990 crores to this city, out of which 987.61 crores have been spent. Indore has spent Rs 885.45 crore by completing 90 percent of the project. According to the latest situation, the projects in Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur will be completed within two to four months.

Ram Prakash: Goats used to graze in June 2003, became IAS in the year 2018, success story of Mirzapur youthRam Prakash: Goats used to graze in June 2003, became IAS in the year 2018, success story of Mirzapur youth

At the same time, hundred percent tenders have been issued for the development and construction work of Gwalior, Ujjain, Sagar and Satna smart cities. Their work is also expected to be completed within the time limit.

Apart from Madhya Pradesh, the smart city that has completed more than 90 percent of the project, the amount of…

City : Amount Received (Rs. in Crores) : Amount Spent : Completed Project
Ahmedabad : 392 : 392 : 95 percent
Faridabad : 295 : 294 : 95 percent
Dharamshala : 245 : 245 : 95 percent
Namchi : 294 : 294 : 95 percent
Gangtok : 243 : 242 : 95 percent
Pune : 392 : 392 : 95 percent
Bhubaneswar : 399.93 : 392 : 92%
Surat : 498 : 490 : 93%
Agra : 392 : 392 : 95 percent
Kanpur : 294 : 290 : 94%

Location, center and state of 7 cities of Madhya Pradesh

City : Issued Amount : Spent Amount
Bhopal : 990 : 987.61
Indore : 935 : 885.45
Jabalpur : 742 : 591.20
Gwalior : 322 : 251.01
Ujjain : 631.50 : 559.12
Sea : 336.50 : 327
Satna : 246 : 193
Total : 4,203 : 3,795.32

Andhra Pradesh ahead in making cities smart fast

Andhra Pradesh is at the forefront of transforming cities into smart cities. Four cities here were selected for smart city, including Visakhapatnam, Tirupati, Kakinada, Amaravati cities, in all these cities 87 percent of the projects have been completed.

85 percent use of funds

The government had selected 100 smart cities in four phases from 2015 to 2018. In this, about 22 cities withdrew the proposal or they were not ready for it. Out of this, more than Rs 28413 crore was released by the central government to 78 smart cities and 10 other cities under the Smart City Mission, out of which till March 23,668 crores were spent in providing state-of-the-art services and making smart cities. Huh. To make all these cities smart, 6,721 projects are to be prepared.

Tender issued for all projects

The working agencies have been given a target to complete it within a year. The work of Satna Smart City is behind. Actually, the location was changed twice in relation to building a smart city there. So far only 40 percent of the work has been done here.

  • WATCH: Shankarlal Soni is the waterman of Jabalpur, who has been using a cycle for 26 years.
  • Sheopur: Police arrested the accused including illegal country liquor, sent to jail
  • Posters of ‘Bhaiya is Back’ put up on bail, Supreme Court cancels bail, will go to jail again
  • Gohad: Mau police caught the accused while taking a bet slip from the grain market
  • Weather Update: Alert issued for these districts, it may rain soon!
  • Morena: A sudden fire broke out, with the help of villagers, the fire was brought under control
  • Politics, BJP and Congress, face to face on Seoni mob lynching case!
  • Balaghat: I know there is a problem of electricity in the district
  • Weather Updates: Even today there will be rain in many states including Delhi, but from tomorrow the weather will turn again
  • Balaghat: Four people arrested with 48 cattle
  • Fuel Rates: The price of Brent crude oil increased, know what is the rate of petrol and diesel on May 6?
  • Narsinghpur: Agitating Kotwars gave ultimatum
  • Achieved success by selling vegetables, such is the story of Ankita becoming a civil judge!
  • Big disclosure of cheating with fake app by luring in stock market
  • Notorious BJP leader Syed Azad Ali arrested from Shahdol
  • Former Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje Scindia attended Maa Pitambara Prakatya Mahotsav, CM Chouhan pulling the chariot
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan government’s decision: Now the benefit of Sambal scheme is also available to the general category, scholarship to Sanskrit students
  • Weather Updates: Heavy rain will occur in 5 states but heat will increase in Delhi, Alert issued

To get breaking news of Oneindia. Get news updates throughout the day.

Allow Notifications

You have already subscribed

english summary

Bhopal, Indore and Jabalpur are in the race to become a smart city, 95% of the projects completed

Story first published: Friday, May 6, 2022, 18:44 [IST]

Back to top button