AMRUT- Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation

  • Replacing the existing JNNURM- JawaharLal Nenhru Nationa Urban Renewal Mission
  • Focuses on improving
    • Water supply
    • Sewage management
    • Transport
    • Green space development
    • Parks especially for children
    • Storm water drains etc
  • 500 cities will transformed under this project
  • 10% of budget allocation will be made to this project as incentive to states based on the progress made in previous years
  • Stated will get the flexibility of designing the scheme based on the needs of identified cities in implementation and monitoring
  • States will only submit States Annual Action Plan to Centre on the concurrence based on which funds will be released
  • Centre will give assistance to states to the extent of 50% of project cost for the cities population upto 10 lacks and and 2/3rd above 10 lacks population
  • State will transfer funds to local urban bodies within 7 days of transfer from Centre failing penal action will be taken by centre


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