Rupees Six Thousand Crores Allocated For The AMRUT Mission
Rs 6000 crores have been allocated for the AMRUT mission during 2018-19 as against last years allocation of Rs 5000 crore which is an increase of 20%. Till 31st January 2018, the implementation status of the Mission is as under:
1) Work on 308 projects worth Rs.186 crore have been completed.
2) Contracts for 1,632 projects worth Rs.34,187 crore have been awarded.
3) Furthermore, 784 projects worth Rs. 12,903 crore are at tendering stage, DPRs have been approved for 1,159 projects worth Rs. 11,178 crore and DPRs for 871 projects worth Rs.14,014 crore are under preparation.
Sector-wise break up
In the water supply sector, contracts for 512 projects worth Rs. 19,919.48 crore have been awarded and 27 projects worth Rs.24.49 crore have been completed. NITs have been issued for 154 projects worth Rs.5394.67 crore and DPRs for 234 projects worth Rs. 5,183.84 crore has been approved.
In the sewerage and septage management sector, contracts for 283 projects worth Rs. 12,974.21 crore have been awarded and 3 projects worth Rs.4.71 crore have been completed. NITs have been issued for 78 projects worth Rs.56054.68 crore and DPRs for 118 projects worth Rs. 4,329.39 crore has been approved.
In the drainage sector, contracts for 42 projects worth Rs.565.75 crore have been awarded and 9 projects worth Rs.3.68 crore have been completed. NITs have been issued for 37 projects worth Rs.697.25 crore and DPRs for 181 projects worth Rs.978.64 crore has been approved.
In the urban transport sector, contracts for 76 projects worth Rs.233.29 crore have been awarded. NITs have been issued for 57 projects worth Rs.375.04 crore and DPRs for 111 projects worth Rs.323.36 crore has been approved.
In the green spaces and parks sector, contracts for 719 projects worth Rs.497.75 crore have been awarded and 268 projects worth Rs.152.8 crore have been completed. NITs have been issued for 458 projects worth Rs.381.81 crore and DPRs for 515 projects worth Rs.362.52 crore has been approved.
Credit rating: Credit rating work for 482 cities has been awarded and credit rating has been completed in 366 cities. Out of these 366 cities, 144 cities have received Investible Grade Rating (IGR), including 29 cities with a rating of A(-) and above which is considered good for the issuance of municipal bonds.Furthermore, Transaction Advisors (TAs) have been appointed in 144 AMRUT Mission cities to enhance creditworthiness and/ or floating municipal bonds.