A CONCEPT NOTE Indian Biogas Association along with IIM-Ahmedabad and IIT-BHU are planning to organize a conclave on 29 January, 2016. The role of Energy efficiency along with Renewable energy in Smart city are to be explored. 1. Background Upcoming five years will see upto hundred Smart Cities across 21 States in India. INR Ninthy Eight thousand crore is to be the sanctioned amount by the Cabinet for development of such smart cities and rejuvenation of five hundred others. For this motto, INR Forty Eight thousand crore and for Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), a total funding of INR Fifty Thousand crore has been approved by the Cabinet.