27 smart cities from 12 states List

smart-cities-in-indiaUnion urban development minister M Venkaiah Naidu announced list of 27 smart cities covering 12 states .

Five cities from Maharashtra have found place , Four cities Tamil Nadu and Karnataka , three from Uttar Pradesh and two each from Madhya Pradesh, Punjab and Rajasthan and one from from Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Gujarat, Sikkim and Nagaland.

The 27 cities include the following

Maharashtra
Aurangabad
Kalyan-Dombivli
Nagpur
Nashik
Thane

Tamil Nadu
Madurai
Salem
Thanjavur
Vellore

Karnataka
Hubli-Dharwad
Mangalore
Shimoga
Tumakuru

Uttar Pradesh
Varanasi
Agra
Kanpur

Madhya Pradesh
Gwalior
Ujjain

Rajasthan
Kota
Ajmer

Gujarat
Vadodara

Odisha
Rourkela

Sikkim
Namchi

Panjab
Anristra

Nagaland
Kohima

Andhra Pradesh
Tirupati