Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) – Complete Detail

Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), is a mission aimed at transforming 500 cities and towns into efficient urban living spaces, along with special focus on  environment as in  terms of  healthy and green environment for the inhabitants of those cities.  Government Cabinet  has approved Rs 50,000 crore for this mission which is to be spent over the next five years.

The Mission Of AMRUT –

The mission of AMRUT is

National Priority : – 

  • Providing basic services (e.g. water supply, sewerage, urban transport) to households
  • build amenities in cities which will improve the quality of life for all, especially the poor and the disadvantaged

Purpose of Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) : –

  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 such as Parks for children’s.
  3. Reeduce pollution by switching to public transport or constructing facilities for non-motorized transport (e.g. walking and cycling).

Also Government appeals  for  outcomes should be valued by citizens, particularly women, and indicators and standards have been prescribed by the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) in the form of Service Level Benchmarks (SLBs).

Also  download the following Pdf Attachment approved  – The Mission AMRUT

 Thrust Areas of AMRUT –

The Mission will focus on the following Thrust Areas:

  •  Water Supply
  • Sewerage facilities and septage management
  • Storm Water drains to reduce flooding,
  •  Pedestrian, non-motorized and public transport facilities, parking spaces
  •  Enhancing amenity value of cities by creating and upgrading green spaces, parks and recreation centers, especially for children

Mission Components The components of the AMRUT consist of capacity building, reform implementation, water supply, sewerage and septage management, storm water drainage, urban transport and development of green spaces and parks.

Water Supply

    • Water supply systems including augmentation of existing water supply, water treatment plants and universal metering.
    •  Rehabilitation of old water supply systems, including treatment plants.
    • Rejuvenation of water bodies specifically for drinking water supply and recharging of ground water.
    • Special water supply arrangement for difficult areas, hill and coastal cities, including those having water quality problems (e.g. arsenic, fluoride)


    • centralised, networked underground sewerage systems, including augmentation of existing sewerage systems and sewage treatment plants.
    •  Rehabilitation of old sewerage system and treatment plants.
    • Recycling of water for beneficial purposes and reuse of wastewater. Septage i. Faecal

Sludge Management-

    • cleaning, transportation and treatment in a costeffective manner.
    • Mechanical and Biological cleaning of sewers and septic tanks and recovery of operational cost in full.

Storm Water Drainage-

    •  Construction and improvement of drains and storm water drains in order to reduce and eliminate flooding.

Urban Transport

    •  Ferry vessels for inland waterways (excluding port/bay infrastructure) and buses.
    •  Footpaths/ walkways, sidewalks, foot over-bridges and facilities for non-motorised transport (e.g. bicycles).
    •  Multi-level parking. i
    • Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS).

Green space and parks

    • Development of green space and parks with special provision for child-friendly components. Reforms management & support
    •  Support structures, activities and funding support for reform implementation. ii. Independent Reform monitoring agencies.

Capacity Building

  • This has two components- individual and institutional capacity building.
  •  The capacity building will not be limited to the Mission Cities, but will be extended to other ULBs as well.
  • Continuation of the Comprehensive Capacity Building Programme (CCBP)


Also  download the following Pdf Attachment approved  – Thrust Areas


 List of Cities and coverage area Under AMRUT –

Five  hundred cities will be taken up under AMRUT but so far only 98 cities has been released by the government  these are as follows along with the states information –

Complete List of 98 Cities Released by Government:

  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands   :     Port Blair
  • Andhra Pradesh:        Vishakhapatnam, Tirupati, Kakinada
  • Arunachal Pradesh:         Pasighat
  • Assam :             Guwahati
  • Bihar:       Muzaffarpur,   Bhagalpur,  Biharsharif
  • Chandigarh: Chandigarh
  • Chhattisgarh :   Raipur,  Bilaspur
  • Dadra and Nagar Haveli :    Silvassa
  • Daman and Diu:  Diu
  • Delhi:    Delhi (NDMC)
  • Goa:      Panaji
  • Gujarat:    Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad,  Surat,  Vadodara,  Rajkot,  Dahod
  • Haryana:  Karnal,   Faridabad
  • Himachal Pradesh:   Dharamshala,
  • Jharkhand:  Ranchi
  • Karnataka: Mangaluru,  Belagavi,  Shivamogga,  Hubballi-Dharwad, Tumakuru,Davanegere
  • Kerala:  Kochi
  • Lakshadweep:    Kavarrati
  • Madhya Pradesh:   Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur,Gwalior, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain
  • Maharashtra:  Navi Mumbai, Nashik, Thane, Greater Mumbai, Amravati, Solapur, Nagpur, Kalyan-Dombivali , Aurangabad, Pune
  • Manipur: Imphal
  • Meghalaya: Shillong
  • Mizoram:  Aizawl
  • Nagaland:  Kohima
  • Odisha: Bhubaneshwar, Raurkela
  • Puducherry: Oulgaret
  • Punjab: Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Amritsar
  • Rajasthan: Jaipur, Udaipur, Kota, Ajmer
  • Sikkim:  Namchi
  • Tamil Nadu: Tiruchirapalli, Chennai, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, Vellore, Salem, Erode, Thanjavur, Tirunelveli, Dindigul, Madurai, Thoothukudi
  • Telangana: Greater Hyderabad,Greater Warangal
  • Tripura:  Agartala
  • Uttar Pradesh:  Moradabad, Aligarh, Saharanpur, Bareilly, Jhansi, Kanpur, Allahabad, Lucknow, Varanasi, Ghaziabad, Agra,Rampur
  • Uttarakhand: Dehradun
  • West Bengal: New Town Kolkata, Bidhannagar, Durgapur, Haldia


Also  download the following Pdf Attachment approved – Coverage


These cities that has been selected  confirmed the following categories – 

i. with a population of over one lakh with notified Municipalities, including Cantonment Boards (Civilian areas)

ii. All Capital Cities/Towns of States/ UTs, not covered in above

iii. All Cities/ Towns classified as Heritage Cities by MoUD under the HRIDAY Scheme

iv. Thirteen Cities and Towns on the stem of the main rivers with a population above 75,000 and less than 1 lakh, and

v. Ten Cities from hill states, islands and tourist destinations (not more than one from each State).

Cities has been covered so Far by AMRUT – 
1 Dibrugarh
2 Guwahati
3 Nagaon
4 Silchar

Official Website Released by Government –

 Funding For AMRUT –


Fund Allocation –   The total outlay for AMRUT is Rs. 50,000 crore for five years from FY2015-16 to FY2019-20 and the Mission will be operated as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme.

The Mission funds will consist of the following four parts:

i. Project fund – 80% of the annual budgetary allocation.

ii. Incentive for Reforms – 10% of the annual budgetary allocation.

iii. State funds for Administrative & Office Expenses (A&OE) – 8% of the annual budgetary allocation

iv. MoUD funds for Administrative & Office Expenses (A&OE) – 2% of the annual budgetary allocation

However, for FY 2015-16 the project fund would be 90% of the annual budgetary allocation as incentive for Reforms will be given only from FY 2016-17 onwards.

Format of State Annual Action Plan- Form SAAP

 Contact Details-  for Queries –


Shri Neeraj Mandloi
Joint Secretary (UD&A) and National Mission Director
Ministry of Urban Development, Govt of India
144-C, Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi-110108
Email ID – [email protected]
Phone: +91-11-2306 3255, 2306 2028(Fax)
Shri Shiv Pal Singh
Director (AMRUT)
Ministry of Urban Development, Govt of India
309-B, Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi-110108
Email ID – [email protected]
Phone/Fax: +91-11-2306 3661

Shri Rajendra Pratap SinghUnder Secretary (SC-II)

Ministry of Urban Development

Government of India

Email Id- [email protected]

Contact No.- 011-23061407

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AMRUT – official guidelines for AMRUT scheme


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