Gujarat proposes Rs 15K-cr plan to ensure basic urban infrastructure

  • By 2030, Gujarat will emerge as the second-most urbanised state in the country with urban population increasing to 66 per cent of the total population from the present 43 per cent.
  • Gujarat has proposed a Rs 15,375 crore action plan to ensure basic infrastructure in 31 cities of the state under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) in the next five years.
  • The state government intends to set up 19 Sewerage Treatment Plants at a total cost of Rs 4,721.57 crore to create a total treatment capacity of 869 million litres per day.
  • Under convergence, investment of Rs 10,282 crore is to be met from ongoing schemes of the state government.
  • The state government has sought central assistance of Rs 2,478 crore with the state to contribute Rs 1,941 crore and urban local bodies chipping in with Rs 700 crore as their share.

Source: EconomicTimes

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