Today marks an eventful day for Pune. It is the day when a dream of millions of citizens along with the Nation’s leaders will come to fruition. Today our honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will launch the projects under the Smart Cities Mission.

Pune Smart City Launch
Smart Cities Mission Launches Today

The Smart Cities Mission which was launched last year in June has seen much action in terms of research, planning and development. And it is now time to unveil all these efforts over the year and kickstart the big work.

It is a proud moment for Pune and Punekars to be chosen as the place to host the launch of all the projects under the Smart Cities Mission across India. All the Punekars along with the Chief Minister Shri Devendra Fadnavis warmly welcomes the Prime Minister and all the other dignitaries to the vibrant city of Pune.

One of the most awaited aspects of the event today will be the launch of the 14 different projects along with the comprehensive coffee table book for Smart Cities Mission. The PM will also inaugurate the mobile app that will aid the citizens in various features of the Smart City projects.

The Pune Smart City Development Corporation has also invited all the citizens to participate in the ‘Re-imagine Sinhgad Road’ and an ‘Architectural Design’ competition. The two competitions call upon citizens to come up with ideas, designs and plans that will improve the area, revitalise and beautify the surrounding locations at the two specified locations in Pune.

Prizes up to 50,000 and 1 lakh respectively are to be won through the competitions. For more details, rules and regulations, visit And submit the entries at as per the specified deadlines.

With so much flurry and activity going on, the city is painted with the colors of the Pune Smart City Mission. We are certainly ready for the change. Are you?