2 years after the Finance panel suggested, the Centre ‘evaluating’ 26 proposals for new cities

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Governance   Source: IE  Context:  The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry is currently evaluating 26 proposals from 21 states for the creation of new cities in India.   Recommendations for new cities: 15th Finance Commission recommended Rs 8,000 crore for the incubation of eight new cities  (Rs 1000 cr to …