14. Smart Cities Mission
This is an urban renewal and retrofitting program, aimed at developing 100 cities in the country to make them citizen friendly, sustainable and inclusive. Until Jan 2018, 99 cities had been selected for the Smart Cities Mission and will receive a funding of Rs 1000 Crore to develop smart cities. Although definition of ‘Smart City’ will vary from each city to city, in general, all cities will have mixed land use in area based development, inclusive housing, walkable localities, green cover, variety of transportation options along with last mile connectivity and making the city citizen friendly and cost effective.