Regional Budgetary Allocation for Smart City Mission in India


  • Hemalatha R
  • Sitalika Shankar
  • Anusha John


Decentralization of Urban local Bodies have been empowered with up-gradation of their respective core nodal centers. With intensive competition among states, the economy is flourishing with a positive correlation between urbanization and prosperity. India experiencing exponential demographic growth the motivating signal is through renovation from smart growth to Smart City Mission, which has reinforced the possibility of application of technology willingness. To widen the ability towards up-gradation of technology, Induced investment from the central government is financed through Centrally Sponsored Scheme. The study would examine the trend of budgetary allocation and funds received by various cities among the chosen states. The paper would also attempt to evaluate various design framework for sustainable city development. The paper aims to find equity in budgetary allocation, secondly, to examine the governance and participation of smart cities, finally to analyze indicators to smart city development.