Udaipur has been identified as the 4th best performing city in Smart City implementation. And on this basis, the city becomes the third city eligible to seek the second tranche of Rs 300 crore towards implementing its smart city projects.
The performance has ensured the city to become the third city in the 100 selected cities to ask for a release of the 2nd tranch of fund for Smart City projects.
The top best performing Smart Cities are selected by the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. This is one of the internal rankings prepared by the ministry.
The ranking list was prepared based on various parameters which included value of tender issued, the value of work order issued, the value of work completed under the smart city project, the value of the certificate of utilization submitted etc.
The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs is in the process of formulating a new method and the performance of the cities would be accessed again.
Smart Cities Mission which was launched in 2015 is aimed at ensuring over-all developments of a city while providing advanced facilities for its citizens. Under the Smart City Mission, 100 smart cities were identified with 5151 projects worth Rs 2,05,018 crore to be executed.