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MoHUA sanctions 1.14 crore houses under PMAY-U

As against the total assessed demand of 1.12 Cr houses, 1.14 Cr houses have been sanctioned under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U). Of these, total of 91.5 lakh houses were grounded for construction and 53 lakhs houses were completed / delivered, as on 12th December 2021. A total of 6,368 houses in Light House Projects are being constructed involving project cost of ₹790.57 crore.

Under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation & Urban Transformation (AMRUT), against total SAAP size of ₹77,640 crore, 5818 projects worth ₹80,713 crore have been grounded. Of the grounded projects, works worth ₹57,414 crore have been physically completed (inclusive of completed projects worth ₹22,756 cr) and expenditure of ₹50,118 cr has been incurred so far.

AMRUT 2.0 was launched on 1st October 2021 with the aim of making the cities ‘water secure’ and providing functional water tap connections to all households. The total indicative outlay for AMRUT 2.0 is ₹2,77,000 Cr including central share of ₹ 76,760 Cr for the period from 2021-22 to 2025-26.In the water supply sector, contracts for 1,326 projects worth ₹41,850 crore have been awarded of which 740 projects worth ₹11,530 crore have been completed. In addition, 18 projects worth ₹358 crore are at various stages of tendering.  The target is to provide 139 lakh water tap connections to achieve universal coverage. So far 118 lakh water tap connections have been provided through AMRUT and in convergence with schemes.

The government launched the second phase of Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 on 1st October, 2021 with an outlay of about ₹ 4.4 Lakh Crore to adopt ‘Universal Approach’ and make a move towards ‘Saturation’ in sanitation and water availability in all Urban Local Bodies (ULBs).

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