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AMRUT Scheme : Selection Criteria and Latest Developments



AMRUT Scheme : Selection Criteria and Latest developments under the scheme

Selection Crieria for AMRUT Scheme

*Cities and Towns that are having a population of one lakh or above as per the census of 2011 with notified municipalities including the civilian areas.

*All the capital cities or towns of States/UTs that are not falling under the above criteria.

*Cities or Towns classified as Heritage Cities.

*13 cities and towns that are on the stem of the main rivers and having a population less than 1 lakh.

*One city will be selected from the 10 cities belonging from the hill states,islands and tourist destinations.

Latest Developments under this scheme

*The mission was launched on 25 June 2015 and Rs 1 lakh were allocated for the development under this scheme and 79,772 crores for basic infrastructure

projects is grounded and as of 2021 ,work worth Rs.52,477 crores has been carried out.

*Energy audits of water pumps has been completed in 396 cities in 27 States/UTs.667 water pumps have been replaced from 11,385 identified.

*India's ranks 27 in the World Bank's Report (DBR)-2020 from 181 in 2018,in Ease of Doing Business(EODB).Online Building Permission System

(OBPS) with seamless integration with internal/external agencies has been made operational in 2,465 towns including 452 AMRUT cities.

*Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) capacity worth 1,240 MLD have been created,of which 907 MLD is being recycled/reused.


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