Ten major cities in Maharashtra, including Mumbai, have submitted their estimated proposals worth Rs 296 billion for the Smart City project.
The Thane Municipal Corporation’s proposal with an estimate of Rs 66.30 billion tops the list, followed by Amravati worth Rs 53.05 billion and Nagpur Rs 34.09 billion. Mumbai proposal estimate of just Rs 11.18 billion is the lowest among all the ten cities
The Smart City proposal submitted by BMC has far lower estimate even than that of Aurangabad city, which is around Rs 15.96 billion.
The other cities to submit their estimated proposals include Pune – Rs 29.32 billion, Solapur – Rs 29.21 billion, Kalyan-Dombivali – Rs 20.57 billion, Nashik – Rs 19.45 billion and Navi Mumbai – Rs 17.34 billion.
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had said that a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) would be set up to implement the project that would be dominated by civic officials.