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55 Cities Approved for Solar Cities
Aug 03, 2015

Several Indian cities and towns are experiencing rapid growth in the peak electricity demand. The local governments and the electricity utilities are finding it difficult to cope with this rapid rise in demand and as a result most of the cities/towns are facing electricity shortages. In this context, the Development of Solar Cities programme is designed to support/encourage Urban Local Bodies to prepare a Roadmap to guide their cities in becoming 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’. 

State-wise List

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

 

 


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