Government launches Smart Cities fellowship, internship programmes

Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launched Smart Cities fellowship and internship programmes that, he said, would provide the youth with an opportunity to experience various aspects of urban planning and governance. The minister also launched Local Area Plan LAP and Town Plan Schemes TPS for 25 cities in the country, under which the ministry will give Rs 2 crore as central assistance to every city for planned urban expansion. Under the fellowship programmes, the ministry will engage 30 young graduates, postgraduates and Ph.D-holders in the fields of urban planning, urban design, engineering, information and technology, urban mobility, finance, social sector, and environmental issues.

  • Government launches Smart Cities fellowship, internship programmes.
  • Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launched Smart Cities fellowship and internship programmes.
  • The minister also launched Local Area Plan LAP and Town Plan Schemes TPS for 25 cities in the country.
  • The ministry will give Rs 2 crore as central assistance to every city for planned urban expansion.download our android app