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6 Years of Transformative Urban Missions

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  • June 28, 2021
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6 Years of Transformative Urban Missions

Part of: GS Prelims and GS -II – Polity and governance

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Mission Details Progress
PMAY-U
  • It addresses urban housing shortage among the economically weaker sections and middle-income good categories including the slum dwellers by ensuring a pucca house to all by 2022
  • 1.1 to crore houses sanctioned 
  • For the first time interest subsidy on home loans given to MIG having annual income of up to Rs 18 lakhs credit linked subsidy scheme.
  • Affordable rental housing complexes for urban migrants/poor launched as response to reverse migration induced by covid-19.
AMRUT
  • Aims to provide basic services like water supply, sewerage, etc. to households and build amenities in cities. 
  • 500 cities selected under AMRUT.
  • 105 lakh household water tap and 78 lakh sewer connections have been provided. 
  • 88 LED street lights have been replaced with energy efficient LED lights against target of 101 lakh leading to energy savings of 193 crore units. 
  • As per TERI, 84.6 lakh tonnes carbon footprint produced under AMRUT.
SCM
  • Aims to promote cities that provide core infrastructure, clean and sustainable environment to their citizens to the application of smart solutions like smart grid Smart water using IoT etc.
  • 70 smart cities have developed and operationalized their Integrated Command and Control Centre which were used as war-rooms for covid management

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