Ministry of Urban Development has approved an investment of Rs. 4,404 crore in augmenting water supply, sewerage networks, drainage, urban transport and public and green spaces in urban areas in 8 States and UTs under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) for the current financial year.
An inter-ministerial Apex Committee chaired by Rajiv Gauba, Secretary (Urban Development) has approved the State Level Annual Action Plans (SAAP) of these 8 States/UTs.Investments approved were; Karnataka- Rs.1,625 cr, Andhra Pradesh-Rs.877 cr, Bihar-Rs.775 cr, Telangana-Rs.555 cr, Haryana-Rs.525 cr, Nagaland-Rs.40 cr, Dadra, Nagar & Haveli-Rs.3.70 cr and Andaman & Nicobar Islands – Rs.3.18 cr. Total central assistance to be provided to these 8 States and UTs is Rs.2,085 cr. Under Atal Mission which was launched in June last year, the total investment approved in basic infrastructure in urban areas in 500 mission cities stands at Rs.44,401 cr with total central assistance commitment of Rs.20,634 cr.
So let’s do:
1. Expand the term AMRUT?
2. The Government has approves Rs.4,404 Cr. for urban infrastructure in how many States/UTs under AMRUT Scheme?
Source – The Hindu