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Government of India
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
23-July-2015 16:19 IST
55 Cities Approved for Solar Cities

So far, 55 existing cities in 27 States/UTs are being developed as solar cities in the country under ‘Development of Solar Cities programme’. This was stated by Sh. Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy  in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today. State-wise list of approved solar cities is given below:-

 

           

 

Sr. No

State

Approved Solar Cities

1

Andhra Pradesh

Vijayawada

Mahbubnagar*

2

Assam

 

Guwahati

Jorhat

3

Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar

4

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

5

Chhattisgarh

Bilaspur

Raipur

6

Gujarat

 Rajkot

Gandhinagar

Surat

7

Goa

Panji City

8

Haryana

Gurgaon

Faridabad

9

Himachal Pradesh

Shimla

Hamirpur

10

Karnataka

Mysore

Hubli-Dharwad

11

Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram*

Kochi

12

Maharashtra

Nagpur

Thane

Kalyan-Dombivali

Aurangabad

Nanded

Shirdi

13

Madhya Pradesh

Indore*

Gwalior

Bhopal

Rewa

14

Manipur

Imphal

15

Mizoram

Aizawl

16

Nagaland

Kohima

Dimapur

17

Delhi

New Delhi (NDMC area)

18

Orissa

Bhubaneswar

19

Punjab

Amritsar

Ludhiana

SAS Nagar (Mohali)

20

Rajasthan

Ajmer

Jaipur*

Jodhpur

21

Tamil Nadu

Coimbatore

22

Tripura

Agartala

23

Uttarakhand

Dehradun

Haridwar & Rishikesh

Chamoli – Gopeshwar

24

Uttar Pradesh

Agra

Moradabad

Allahabad

25

West Bengal

Howrah

Madhyamgram

New Town Kolkata

26

Jammu & Kashmir

Leh*

27

Puducherry

Puducherry

*Only In-principal approval given.

 

 

 

 

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