The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy under its scheme, Development of Solar Cities, has approved or sanctioned 60 Cities including 13 Pilot and 5 Model Cities up to 12th Five-year Plan period.

The Master Plans of 50 Solar Cities have been prepared. The Stake-holders Committees have been constituted in 21 Cities and Solar City Cells have been created in 37 Solar Cities.

In Model and Pilot category cities, solar PV projects with aggregate capacity of 9029.166 kWp and Solar Water Heating System with aggregate capacity of 7894.5 m2 collector area have been sanctioned under the programme.

# State / UT Approved Solar Cities
Cities Pilot Model
1 Andhra Pradesh 1. Kakinada 1. Vijayawada -
2. Narsapur Town
2 Assam 3. Guwahati - -
4. Jorhat
3 Arunachal Pradesh 5. Itanagar - -
4 Bihar 6. Gaya
5 Chandigarh - - 1. Chandigarh
6 Chhattisgar h 7. Bilaspur 2. Raipur -
7 Gujarat 8. Surat 3. Rajkot 2. Gandhinagar
8 Goa 9. Panaji City - -
9 Haryana 10. Gurgaon 4. Faridabad -
10 Himachal Pradesh 11. Hamirpur 5. Shimla -
11 Jammu &
Kashmir
- 6. Leh -
12 Karnataka 12. Hubli-Dharwad - 3. Mysore
13 Kerala 13. Thiruvananthapura m - -
14. Kochi - -
14 Maharashtr a 15. Kalyan-Dombivli 7. Thane 4. Nagpur
8. Shirdi
16. Aurangabad
17. Nanded
18. Pune
15 Madhya Pradesh 19. Indore - -
20. Gwalior
21. Bhopal
22. Jabalpur
23. Rewa
16 Manipur 24. Imphal    
17 Mizoram - 9. Aizawl -
18 Nagaland 25. Kohima - -
26. Dimapur
19 Delhi 27. New Delhi (NDMC area) - -
20 Odisha - - 5. Bhubaneswar
21 Punjab 28. Ludhiana 10. Amritsar -
29. SAS Nagar (Mohali)
22 Rajasthan 30. Ajmer - -
31. Jaipur
32. Jodhpur
23 Tamil Nadu - 11. Coimbatore -
24 Telangana 33. Mahbubnagar - -
25 Tripura - 12. Agartala -
26 Uttarakhan d 34. Dehradun - -
35. Haridwar &Rishikesh
36. Chamoli-
Gopeshwar
27 Uttar Pradesh 37. Agra - -
38. Moradabad
39. Allahabad
28 West Bengal 40. Howrah - -
41. Madhyamgram
42. New Town Kolkata
29 Puducherry - 13. Puducherry -