Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Gujarat and Odisha take lead in constructing storm water drains
- 5 States to invest Rs.242 cr under Atal Mission action plans for 2015-16.
- With water logging in cities following rains being a recurrent problem, to address issue under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT).
- Construction of storm water drains prioritized after provision of basic infrastructure relating to water supply and sewerage connections.
- Central assistance to the extent of 50% of project costs, with a population of below 10 lakhs each and one-third of project cost if population is above 10 lakhs.