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India Bole: Smart Cities are huge challenges

Smart cities aren't built overnight, particularly in India. Which is why Prime Minister Narendra Modi has turned his grand urban policy effort into a competition. The India Smart Cities Challenge, being run by the government in conjunction with the New York-based Bloomberg Philanthropies, involves 100 competing cities, a three-year competition cycle and up to Rs 48,000 crore in central funding. There will be challenges for the government.

Updated : 31 August 2015, 08:40 PM