UP gets another AMRUT gift from Modi: Projects worth Rs 4,239 crore for urban development


UP gets another AMRUT gift from Modi: Projects worth Rs 4,239 crore for urban development

The Centre has approved projects worth Rs 4,239 crore for improving urban infrastructure during next the three years in Uttar Pradesh under AMRUT scheme.

The latest approvals take total expenditure in the state to Rs 11,421 crore, the highest among all states, under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) with a central assistance of Rs 4,922 crore for the five-year mission period.

AMRUT aims to provide drinking water, sewerage and drainage networks and non-motorised transport, among others, in the selected 500 cities across the country.

“Ministry of Urban Development has approved AMRUT action plans of Uttar Pradesh for the next three years – 2017-20 – in one go involving an expenditure of Rs 4,239 crore,” an official release said.

The ministry has approved an investment of Rs 703 crore for Telangana under the scheme over the next three financial years, taking the total expenditure to Rs 1,673 crore during the mission period. The Centre will provide Rs 832 crore for the projects.  Read more

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