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81 Cities to Get Infra Fund Under AMRUT
Nov 28, 2015

81 cities in Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and Mizoram will invest Rs.5,748 crore to enhance basic infrastructure, including water supply and sewerage connections under AMRUT action plans for the year 2015-16.

  • With about half of the urban households in these 81 cities not having water supply and sewerage connections, Rs.4,290 crore of the total approved outlay would go into providing household water supply connections and enhancing water supply in 53 cities.

  • Rs.1133 crore would be spent on providing sewerage connections in 41 cities. Rs.92 crore would be invested in storm water drainage projects in 14 cities, Rs.80 crore for promoting nonmotorised public transport in 22 and Rs.113 crore for creating parks and green spaces in 76 mission cities.

  • In these five states, extent of coverage of urban households with water supply connections ranged from 6 per cent in Chaas (Jharkhand) to 59 per cent in Balasore (Odisha). 

  • Only seven cities in Madhya Pradesh—Chindwara, Khandwa, Mandsaur, Khargone, Neemuch, Betul and Dewas, have coverage between 59 per cent and 74 per cent.

  • No sewerage connections are available in half of the mission cities, while in the rest, the coverage is in the range of 3 per cent in Ratlam (MP) to 62 per cent in Indore. 

  • An inter-ministerial Apex Committee has approved State Annual Action Plans (SAAP) of these five states which account for 81 mission cities.

  • Central assistance will be provided to an extent of Rs. 2440 crore, while the rest would be contributed by state governments and urban local bodies. 

  • State Annual Action Plans (SAAP) of each state is formulated by integrating Service Level Improvement Plans (SLIP) of each AMRUT city in respective state. 

SLIP of each mission city is evolved after a detailed analysis of gaps in basic infrastructure, Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) launched in July 2015 seeks to ensure coverage of all urban households with water supply and sewerage connections besides ensuring water supply at 135 litres per capita per day on priority.

Under the SAAP approved for 2015-16 for improving basic infrastructure, Odisha (9 cities) will invest Rs. 456 crore, Tamil Nadu with 27 AMRUT cities would invest Rs.3,249 crore followed by MP (32 cities) Rs. 1656 crore, Jharkhand (7 cities) Rs. 313 crore and Mizoram will invest Rs. 73 crore in the lone mission city of Aizawl. A total of 500 cities and towns with a population of one lakh and above each besides capitals and hill stations and those of tourism importance and located on the stem of main river are included in Atal Mission.

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