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01 May 2015

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Dholera likely to be first smart city under DMICDC: MD

Talking about the government's smart city plan, Talleen Kumar, MD & CEO of Delhi- Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation (DMICDC), said the corporation has identified five infra verticals, five social sector verticals which when combined will make greenfield cities into smart city.

The government seems to be in a hurry to boost its urban development mission. It plans to splash a whopping Rs 98,000 crore. Yesterday, the cabinet approved the creation of 100 smart cities with an outlay of Rs 48,000 crore.

Talking about the government's smart city plan Talleen Kumar, MD & CEO of Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation (DMICDC) said the corporation has identified five infra verticals, five social sector verticals which when combined will make a greenfield cities into a smart city.

The corporation plans to go ahead with five smart cities and Dholera in Gujarat is likely to be first of the block. The other four are Shendra-Bidkin in Maharashtra, Vikram Udyogpuri Township in Ujjain, Integrated Industrial Township in Greater Noida and Global City in Gurgaon, said Kumar.