How the 33 smart city plans exclude than include

Data analysis of the 33 city proposals shows that, for now, such development will end up being the preserve of a chosen locality, not that of the entire city


Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint
Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint

The government is pitching the Smart Cities Mission as a quick, all-round uplift of Indian cities. But a data analysis of the 33 city proposals approved shows that, for now at least, such development under the mission will end up being the preserve of a chosen locality, not that of the entire city.

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