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Gurugram to be considered for ‘Smart City’ mission

IANS | New Delhi |

Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday, 3 February, assured that Gurugram would be considered for inclusion in the ‘Smart City Mission’ and an apex body would be constituted for this purpose.

Lauding the steps taken by Haryana under various central flagship missions for urban development at a meeting here, Puri gave the assurance while responding to the specific request made by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar to include Gurugram, adjoining the national capital, in the Smart City Mission.

Khattar said that for this central technical assistance is required, whereas financial implications would be looked after by the state government.

Puri, who here to review various flagship missions of his ministry in the state, asked the Chief Minister to conduct credit rating of cities in Haryana and was told that this was being done along with credit rating of villages.