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City Investments To Innovate, Integrate And Sustain 2.0

City Investments To Innovate, Integrate And Sustain 2.0:

The Government has approved the ‘City Investments to Innovate, Integrate and Sustain 2.0 (CITIIS 2.0)’.

  • CITIIS 2.0 is a part of the Smart Cities Mission and aims to promote integrated waste management and climate-oriented reform actions.
  • CITIIS will consider Smart City Projects in the following four themes:
    • Sustainable Mobility.
    • Public Open Spaces.
    • Urban E-governance and ICT.
    • Social and Organisational Innovation for Low-Income Settlements.
    • The program will run for a period of four years, i.e., from 2023 till 2027.
    • The program envisages to support competitively selected projects promoting circular economy with focus on integrated waste management at the city level, climate-oriented reform actions at the State level, and institutional strengthening and knowledge dissemination at the National level.
    • CITIIS 2.0 aims to leverage and scale up the learnings and successes of CITIIS 1.0.
    • CITIIS 1.0 was launched jointly in 2018 and consisted of three components:
      • 12 city-level projects selected through a competitive process.
      • Capacity-development activities in the State of Odisha.
      • Promoting integrated urban management at the national level through activities undertaken by , National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), which was the Program Management Unit (PMU) for CITIIS 1.0.