Government approves over Rs 5500 Cr investment to improve infrastructure in six states

Posted on:30 May 2016 14:35:26

Government approves over Rs 5500 Cr investment to improve infrastructure in six states
30 May 2016 Current Affairs GK: The Union Government has approved an investment of over 5500 crore rupees for basic urban infrastructure in six states under Atal Mission.

The States are Madhya Pradesh,Gujarat, Rajasthan,Odisha, Jharkhand and Meghalaya.

The decision was taken by the Apex committee of Urban Development Ministry under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation,AMRUT in New Delhi.

The total investment approved so far under Atal Mission has gone up to overRs 26,000 crore involving a central assistance of over 12 thousand crore rupees.

The investment will be made for providing household water taps, improving water supply, sewerage networks, urban transport and provision of open and green spaces in one hundred eleven Atal Mission cities of these states.

The Apex Committee also approved the release of central assistance of 520 crore rupees for the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission(JNNURM) scheme.

The Head Committee, chaired by Urban Development Secretary Rajiv Gauba, approved a total investment of Rs 5,534 crore for 111 Atal Mission cities.




















































S.No State

 
Approved Amount

 
Central Assistance

 
No of Cities

 
1

Madhya Pradesh

 


Rs 2,074 crore

 
Rs 862.80 crore 34 cities
2

Gujarat

 
Rs 1,401 crore Rs 599.18 crore 31 cities
3

Rajasthan

 
Rs 1,120 crore Rs 536 crore 29 cities
4

Odisha

 
Rs 531 crore 265 crore 9 cities
5

Jharkhand

 
Rs.381 crore Rs 164 crore 7 cities
6

Meghalaya (Shillong)

 
Rs 26.67 crore Rs 24 crore 1 cities


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