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AMRUT Projects Proposed In 13 Rajasthan Cities, Worth Rs 1,087 Crore

Under the AMRUT scheme, Rajasthan is the first state in India to submit its annual action plan.

The Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation targets the sewerage and water supply connections to all urban households.

AMRUT Projects Proposed In 13 Rajasthan Cities

AMRUT mission was launched by Modi to build stronger urban India.

There are 28 AMRUT cities in Rajasthan, out of which the AMRUT projects worth Rs 1,087 crore will be initiated in 13 cities.

The 13 cities are as follows:

Cities for both water supply and sewerage projects:

Alwar Nagaur

Cities for water projects:

Baran Ganganagar
Dhaulpur Chittorgarh
Bhilwara Bhiwar

Cities for septage and sewerage management projects:

Sikar Bhiwadi

According to reports, there are 10 cities where there is no sewerage network. They are: Bhilwara, Ganganagar city, Sawai Madhopur, Baran, Hindaun City, Bhiwadi, Tonk, Sikar, Sujangarh and Beawer.

After ensuring water supply, the sewerage projects will be initiated in Sikar, Beawer and Bhiwadi.

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Several reforms will be implemented under AMRUT.

The state government would revise building bye-laws, create one website for each city, set up single window clearance, transfer all 18 functions to the urban local bodies, undertake energy and water audit and ensure 90% coverage of tax revenue in the next 6 to 12 months.

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