to invest Rs.720 cr in basic urban infra in 16 cities; Uttarakhand Rs.267 cr in
assistance of Rs.453 cr to both states
reports best sewerage treatment infra in the country; Haridwar has the best
infra in Uttarakhand
Rs.20,000 cr investment in basic urban infra approved so far; central
assistance of Rs.10,000 cr
Government will invest Rs.720 cr in improving basic urban infrastructure in 16
cities while Uttarakhand will spend Rs.267 cr in 6 cities under action plans
for Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) for 2015-16.
Punjab will get central assistance of Rs.319 cr while Uttarakhand gets Rs.134
cr under the State Annual Action Plans (SAAP) approved today by an
inter-ministerial Apex Committee chaired by Shri Madhusudhan Prasad, Secretary
As per Atal
Mission Guidelines, universal coverage of urban households with water supply
and sewerage connections and ensuring water availability @ 135 liters per
capita per day gets priority followed by provision of storm water drains, urban
transport and parks and green spaces.
SAAP for 2015-16, Punjab Government will invest Rs.365 cr in 46 water supply
related projects, Rs.288 cr in 37 sewerage and septage management projects,
Rs.56 cr for improving urban transport in Amritsar and Rs.12 cr for providing
open parks and green spaces in 16 mission cities.
coverage of households in 16 mission cities with water supply connections
ranged from 28% in Khanna to 93% in Mohali. Water supply is in the range of 67
litres per capita per day in Khanna to 240 liters in Jalandhar as against the
norm of 135 lpcd for urban areas.
reported the best infrastructure in the country in respect of sewerage
treatment with availability of 100% sewerage treatment capacity in 12 of the 16
mission cities. Only Amritsar, Barnala, Batala and Firozpur are lagging behind
in this regard, for which projects have been proposed under SAAP for 2015-16.
for 2015-16, Punjab Government has proposed to invest Rs.154 cr on various
basic infrastructure projects in Amritsar, Rs.96 cr in Ludhiana, Rs.73 cr in
Batala, Rs.73 cr in Khanna, Rs.56 cr in SAS Nagar, Rs.46 cr in Barnala, Rs.44
cr in Jalandhar, Rs.38 cr in Muktsar, Rs.33 cr in Abohar, Rs.33 cr in
Pathankot, Rs.20 cr in Patiala, Rs.17 cr in Hoshiarput, Rs.15 cr in Moga, Rs.11
cr in Firozpur, Rs.10 cr in Malerkotla and Rs.2.0 cr in Bhatinda.
Government has proposed to spend Rs.133 cr in 20 water supply related projects
in 6 mission cities, Rs.110 cr in 6 sewerage and septage management projects, Rs.18
cr in 5 storm water drainage projects and 6 cr on provision of open parks and
In 6 Atal
Mission cities in Uttarakhand, coverage of households with water connections is
11% in Rudrapur, 15% in Kashipur, 49% in Rourkee, 78% in Dehradun, 80% in
Haldwani and 90% in Haridwar.
supply is @ 45 lpcd in Kashipur, 49 lpcd in Rudrapur, 109 lpcd in Rourkee, 133
lpcd in Haldwani, 135 lpcd in Dehradun and 187 lpcd in Haridwar.
no sewerage networks in Rudrapur and Kashipur while the coverage is to the
extent of 10% in Haldwani, 15% in Dehradun, 23% in Rourkee and 52% in Haridwar.
for 2015-16 under Atal Mission, Uttarakhand Government has proposed to invest
Rs.67 cr in Rudrapur, Rs.59 cr in Dehradun, Rs.50 cr in Kathgodam, Rs.39 cr in
Haridwar, Rs.37 cr in Haldwani and Rs.37 cr in Roorki.
today’s approval, the Ministry of Urban Development has approved city level
Service Level Improvement Plans (SLIPs) for 469 cities and towns in 20 States
with a total project expenditure of Rs.20,137 cr out of which central
assistance will be about Rs.10,000 cr.