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Government of India
Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation
07-December-2011 16:57 IST
Support to Infra Projects in Maharashtra

 

The Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja has said that the State of Maharashtra has accessed Central funds under Urban Infrastructure & Governance (UI&G) and Urban Infrastructure Development Scheme for Small and Medium Towns (UIDSSMT) components of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) for infra projects. 

 

In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today she said, the State Government had requested for separate allocation under JNNURM-II for Mumbai Metropolitan Region. The Government of Maharashtra has requested for making available funds under Rajiv Awas Yojana to ensure the vision of slum free cities.  Rs. 9.45   Crore has been released to the State of Maharashtra under Rajiv Awas Yojana for preparatory activities under RAY for 16 cities namely Greater Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Nashik, Aurangabad, Solapur, Bhiwandi, Amravati, Kolhapur, Sangli-Miraj Kupwad, Nanded-Waghala, Malegaon, Akola, Jalgaon, Ahmadnagar and Dhule.

 

She said, the details of funds sanctioned and released to the State of Maharashtra under UI&G, UIDSSMT, Basic Services to the Urban Poor (BSUP) and Integrated Housing and Slum Development Programme (IHSDP) and RAY are as under: 

(Rs. In Crore)

Scheme

Funds Sanctioned

Detail of projects

Additional Central Assistance(ACA)/

funds  released

UI&G

5133.73

 

Infrastructure projects ( 79 projects)

3662.04

UIDSSMT

2204.10

 

Infrastructure projects ( 94 projects for 86 towns)

1669.38

BSUP

2921.41

Housing and related infrastructure ( 55 projects for construction of 1.55 lakh houses)

1485.88

IHSDP

1413.84

Housing and related infrastructure ( 109 projects for construction of 1.01 lakh houses)

683.69

RAY

9.45

Preparatory activities for Slum-free City Planning Scheme

9.45

 

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