On Thursday, the govt will announce the first 20 urban areas to be developed as Smart Cities💡🌆. Smart Cities will be equipped with basic infrastructure, efficient urban mobility🚃, public transport🛣, IT connectivity📡 and e-governance mechanisms. While addressing about 💯 defence officers and others, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu made the announcement📣 in a course on 'National Security and Strategic Studies' at National Defence College in Delhi🌆. an urban development ministry official said, “The apex committee👥 will go through the scores of each city nominated by the states on Wednesday. The names will be announced📢 after the panel clears✅ the 20 names.” The govt will announce 40 other cities🌆 to be developed as Smart Cities💡🌆 in future years.
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