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Centre clears first batch of flagship urban projects


This is for the first time that the ministry approved State level plans, unlike the past practice of appraising and approving individual projects.

  1. The the Urban Development Ministry has cleared the first batch of projects under the AMRUT mission for 89 cities worth Rs.2,786 crore.
  2. The focus of the urban renewal projects would be on establishing infrastructure that could ensure adequate water supply and robust sewerage networks.
  3. The ministry has asked the States to install water meters at the homes of consumers.

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