Maharashtra the second largest state and financial capital of the country got 10 cities shortlisted in the Govt’s smart cities mission. Each city will be funded by INR 500 Cr in next 5 year once it gets declared. Seven cities out of 10 already have been declared in the first and third round where rest three is awaited for the next round. Pune and Solapur were selected in the first round where Kalyan, Nagpur, Thane, Nashik and Aurangabad were announced in the third list of 2016 – 2017. Rest cities are expected to be announced in the next round of 2017 – 2018. Maharashtra is the third largest state to secure highest number after Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
List of Proposed Smart Cities in Maharashtra