- Govt approves Rs 266 crore for improving water supply and sewerage networks in Delhi.
- The Centre will provide a total of Rs 804 crore to Delhi for five years under AMRUT.
NEW DELHI: The Centre has approved investments of Rs 266 crore for improving water supply and sewerage networks in Delhi under the 2016-17 action plan in AMRUT scheme.
With this approval, the Urban Development Ministry has given nod to total investments of Rs 489 crore for improving urban infrastructure in the national capital, last being to the projects worth Rs 223 crore for 2015-16 in January this year.
The entire project costs of Rs 489 crore will be provided as central assistance to Delhi government under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) guidelines.
Of this, Rs 215 crore will be invested in improving water supply and Rs 254 crore for improving sewerage networks and seepage management, while Rs 8 crore would be spend for drainage networks and Rs 12 crore for developing open and green spaces.
As per AMRUT guidelines, the Centre will provide a total of Rs 804 crore to Delhi for the five-year mission period.