State-wise list of 54 Cities for which In-Principle approval has been given and 43 Cities (with * mark) for which sanctions have been issued for preparation of Master Plan, Solar City Cells and Promotional Activities

The state-wise names of the Cities identified for developing as Solar Cities are given in this statistics. The criteria set by the Ministry for the identification of cities include a city population between 50,000 to 50 lakh (with relaxation given to special category States including North-Eastern States), initiatives and regulatory measures already taken alongwith a high level of commitment in promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy.