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Rajasthan – 1st state to submit Atal Mission action plan

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Rajasthan has become the first state in the country to submit State Annual Action Plan under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) targeting universal coverage in respect of water supply connections and sewerage connections to all urban households in the state. (Rajasthan CM – Vasundhara Raje)

Rs. 555 crore has been proposed for 6 sewerage and septage management projects and Rs.344 crore for 10 water supply projects.

Under the State Annual Action Plan, AMRUT projects are proposed to be taken up in 13 of the 28 AMRUT cities in Rajasthan. These include

Water supply projects Sewerage and septage management projects Both water supply and sewerage projects
3 cities

Alwar

Beawar

Nagaur

7 cities

Baran, Bhiwar, Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Dhaulpur, Ganganagar City and Sujangarh

3 cities

Bhiwadi

Sikar

Udaipur

 

Mandatory reforms under AMRUT by state government

  • It will create one website for each city
  • Transfer all 18 functions to urban local bodies
  • Revise building bye-laws
  • Set up single window clearance for building permissions
  • Ensure 90% coverage of tax revenue
  • Undertake energy and water audit and migration to double entry accounting system in the next 6 to 12 months.

 About AMRUT

  • Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) is a renewed version of JNNURM
  • Launched on June 25, 2015
  • 10-year programme with outlay of Rs 50,000 crore.