First 20 smart cities: From Jaipur to Kochi, here’s the full list Smarty cities: Some of the parameters on the basis of which the decision was taken are feasibility, result orientation, citizen participation, smartness of proposals etc. By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |Updated: January 28, 2016 8:45 pm Comments Smart Cities: Minister of Urban Development M.Venkaiah Naidu addresses a press conference ‘Smart City’ project in New Delhi on Thursday. PTI Photo by Kamal Singh Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday announced the list of first 20 smart cities. “Today marks a historic landmark in annals of urban development as we get to know the first batch of ‘Smart Cities,” said Naidu. The cities are: 1. Bhubaneshwar 2. Pune 3. Jaipur 4. Surat 5. Kochi 6. NDMC (New Delhi) 7. Ahmedabad 8. Jabalpur 9. Vizag 10. Solapur 11. Devangere 12. Indore 13. Coimbatore 14. Kakinada 15. Belgaum 16. Udaipur 17. Guwahati 18. Chennai 19. Ludhiana 20. Bhopal Some of the parameters on the basis of which the decision was taken are feasibility, result orientation, citizen participation, smartness of proposals etc..