Works of Rs 6459 crore 78 lakhs approved under AMRUT Yojana

Bhopal, August 24, 2019 (Ataullah Faizan): Works of total Rs 6459 crore 78 lakhs have been approved in 34 cities of the state under AMRUT Yojana. These include 33 cities of more than one lakh population along with Omkareshwar. Urban Development and Housing Minister Shri Jaivardhan Singh told that provision of Rs 2000 crore has been made in this fiscal year under the scheme.
Under the scheme, works of Rs 2233 crore 68 lakhs for drinking water, Rs 3598 crore 59 lakh for sewerage, Rs 228 crore 20 lakh for construction of nullahs, Rs 134 crore 80 lakh for green area development and schemes of Rs 253 crore 58 lakh for urban transport have been approved. All the works have been started.
For green area and park development, 92 projects have been approved in 32 cities. Out of these, 32 projects of 14 cities have been completed while the remaining are in progress. As many as 23 projects of storm water and drains in 9 cities and 28 projects of public transport in 18 cities have been approved.