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Andhra Pradesh to Ensure Basic Infrastructure in AMRUT Cities at a Cost of Rs.28,756 cr

Seeking to ensure basic infrastructure relating to water supply, sewerage and septage management, drainage, urban transport and green spaces and parks during the next five years under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), the Government of Andhra Pradesh has proposed a comprehensive AMRUT Action Plan for 31 Mission cities and towns in the state at an estimated cost of Rs.28,756.30 cr. For the current financial year (2015-16), the State Government has sought approval of the Union Development Ministry for its State Level Annual Action Plan (SAAP) involving central assistance of Rs.673.12 cr for water supply projects and development of parks. The State’s SAAP is based on city level plans formulated after assessing the gaps in basic infrastructure and investments to be made to meet the norms prescribed for urban areas. Extent of coverage of urban households with water supply connections in AMRUT cities and towns in Andhra Pradesh ranged from 7.50% in Tenali to 78.80% in Rajahmundry. On the whole, 50.22% of all urban households in the Mission cities have water connections at present.

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