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Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT)

The Government of India have launched Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation in the year of 2015 with the aim to 1) Ensure that every household has access to a tap with assured supply of water and a sewerage connection, 2) Increase the amenity value of cities by developing greenery and well maintained open spaces and 3) Reduce pollution by switching to public transport or constructing facilities for non motorized transport.

The cities having more than 1 lakh population are selected for this scheme. The fund shared between Central, State and ULB is 33:20:47 for the cities having more than 10 lakh population and for the other cities, funding share is 50:20:30.

        15 Corporations, 17 Municipalities (5 Municipalities merged with Corporations) and 1 Town Panchayat have been selected in Tamil Nadu for implementation this scheme.

Sector Number of Projects No. of ULBs Estimate Cost (` in crore) Completed Ongoing
Water Supply 14 11 5873.19 Thanjavur, Tiruppur,  Erode, Kumbakonam, Hosur and Ambur Coimbatore(3Works- 8added areas, 24×7 & Pillur 3), Tiruppur, Madurai, Vellore, Nagercoil and Rajapalayam
Under Ground Sewerage Scheme 13 10 3911.58 Pallavapuram and Kumbakonam Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Vellore(2works), Tiruchirappalli (2works), Tirunelveli(2works), Rameswaram, Rajapalayam,  and Ambur
Green Space Improvements 358 26 194.26 All 26 AMRUT towns.  

        For smooth implementation of projects, part funding has been made under ADB/Kfw/TNSUDP/IUDM/CGF for the Water Supply and Under Ground Sewerage Schemes, towards ULB contribution.