Following the inclusion of Karnal in the Smart City Mission of the Cenre in June 2017, various development works undertaken as part of Smart City are providing a major push to housing in the city, especially affordable housing, propelled by Affordable Housing Policy of the state. So far all 100 Smart Cities including Karnal have established their Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) and constituted their city level advisory forum and appointed project management consultants. For Karnal Smart City , Rs 103 crore has already been sanctioned and another 97 crore will be sanctioned by the end of this financial year. The development initiatives already undertaken includes an Integrated Command and Control Centre to bring traffic management and street lighting under one roof and maintaining civic service delivery standards on a day today basis. Signature Global has already positioned itself as a dominant player in Karnal by launching close to 1000 units under two projects- an affordable housing Sunrise project in Sector 35 Karnal and the Global City in Sector 28 A offering 1626 2-3 BHK lifestyle floors , designed by Hafeez Contractor under Deen Dayal Awas Yojna. In all, both the projects will be offering about 2000 residential units. Says Pradeep Aggarwal, Chairman, Signature Global, ” Karnal assumes significant place in our scheme of things in Haryana where we are aiming to develop 50000 residential units by 2022.. Our two projects for mid and budget home seekers in Karnal will firmly establish as a leading player. The development of Karnal as a smart city will give further fillip to real estate development in the city, contributing to upgrade the lifestyle of the residents. Going forward, this will result in handsome appreciation for property in Karnal, especially our projects fetching attractive returns”.