ATAL MISSION FOR REJUVENATION AND URBAN TRANSFORMATION
Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) was launched by Prime
Minister of India Narendra Modi in June 2015 with the focus to establish infrastructure that
could ensure adequate robust sewage networks and water supply for urban transformation
by implementing urban revival projects.
Rajasthan was the first state in the country to submit State Annual Action Plan under Atal
Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT).
The scheme Housing for All by 2022 and Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban
Transformation (AMRUT) were launched on the same day.
The scheme is dependent with public–private partnership(PPP) model. If required, various
Other Schemes like Swachh Bharat Mission , Housing for All 2022, along with the local state
schemes like that related to water supply and sewerage and other infrastructure related
schemes can be linked to AMRUT.
The purpose of Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) is to
(i) ensure that every household has access to a tap with assured supply of water and a
(ii) increase the amenity value of cities by developing greenery and well maintained open
spaces (e.g. parks); and
(iii) reduce pollution by switching to public transport or constructing facilities for non-
motorized transport (e.g.walking and cycling).
About ₹1 lakh crore (US$14 billion) investment on urban development under Smart Cities
Mission and the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation of 500 cities has
already been approved by the government.
Some of the broad targets of AMRUT scheme are ascertaining that every one has access to
tap water and sewerage facilities, greenery like parks and open spaces are well maintained,
digital and smart facilities like weather prediction, internet and WiFi facilities, pollution
reduction by encouraging the public for using cheaper but secure public transport etc.
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