Kochi is among the first 20 cities selected under Government of India’s SMART CITIES MISSION
Kochi aspires to be a model city by application of ‘Smart Solutions’ to provide better quality of living to the citizens. The Smart Cities Mission (SCM) aims to rejuvenate the prevailing urban ecosystem through Area Based Development (ABD) Development strategies. The objective of the SCM is “to promote cities that provide core infrastructure and give a decent quality of life to its citizens, a clean and sustainable environment and application of ‘Smart’ Solutions”. The focus is on “Sustainable and Inclusive Development”.