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Panoramic view of Kohima city

Nagaland Minister of Urban Development and Municipal Affairs, Metsubo Jamir said on Friday that a total of Rs 113 crore has been sanctioned for Kohima Smart City project.

Out of this amount, Rs 2 crore was sanctioned in advance for preparation of the Smart City proposal, while Rs 107 crore was sanctioned as part payment of project funds for the 1st year for the development of Kohima as a Smart City, Jamir elaborated.

He was replying to a question raised by legislator Keneizhakho Nakhro on the concluding day of the second session of the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly.

Another Rs two crore has been allotted as part payment for administrative and office expenses for the first year while the State’s matching share against A&OE for implementation of Kohima Smart City Mission was also Rs two crore, he further said.

The Minister also informed that the first installment was released by the Centre in April 2017 where as Rs 107 crore was sanctioned as part payment of project funds for the first year. The amount was released by the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in 2017.

The Minister further said that the detailed project reports (DPRs) for certain projects under the Mission is under submission for technical approval.

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