Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday kicked off his flagship smart city project in Pune as he launched work for the first 20 cities. Click next to read top 5 quotes of PM Modi:
1. The people of India are the smartest. Once their skills are harnessed then see the wonders that will happen.
2. There was a time when urbanisation was considered as a problem but I think urbanisation must be considered as an opportunity.
3. Officials who met me wondered how we will select the cities. We didn't select anything, the credit goes to citizens of cities selected.
4. Gone are the days when there were competitions to be poorer. We are competing to move ahead, on the path of development.
This Smart city project in itself is a mass movement, and this experiment has been successful: