Question : Disbursement of Funds under PMAY

(a) the details of funds disbursed under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Rural and Urban), State-wise including Tamil Nadu during the last three years;
(b) the details of financial assistance for metropolitan cities and major cities for development of infrastructure, proper colonization/urbanization including having a restructured drainage and sewerage system in major cities like Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore;

(c) whether the Government has any new model plans for a new urbanization and colonization for the States in view of water stagnation and flooding of cities during heavy rains; and

(d) if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor?

Answer given by the minister


(a) Details of Central Assistance released under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Gramin and Urban for the last three years, State-wise including Tamil Nadu, are at Annexure-I and II respectively.

(b) to (d) Land and colonization are State subjects. However, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs supplements the efforts of States / Union Territories (UTs) in development of urban infrastructure through its Missions - Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) 2.0, Smart Cities Mission (SCM), Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban (SBM-U) 2.0, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U) and Scheme under Urban Transport.

The Atal Mission for Rejuvenation & Urban Transformation (AMRUT) was launched on 25th June, 2015 in 500 cities across the country to improve basic infrastructure in urban areas. The thrust areas of the mission are water supply, sewerage & septage management, storm water drainage, green spaces & parks and non-motorized urban transport.

Under AMRUT, States have been given freedom to prioritize, design, approve and implement the projects in AMRUT cities in their States. MoHUA only approves the State Annual Action Plans (SAAP) submitted by the States and releases central share of funds in accordance with the mission guidelines.

The total State Annual Action Plans (SAAPs) approved under AMRUT for projects for all the States/ UTs for the entire Mission Period is ?77,640 crore including committed Central Assistance of ?35,990 crore. The Central Assistance under AMRUT is released to the States/UTs as a consolidated amount in three instalments. Central Assistance under AMRUT are not released city-wise or project wise. So far, Central Assistance amounting to ?30,295 crore have been released to States/UTs for AMRUT projects.

The Smart Cities Mission (SCM) was launched on 25th June, 2015 in 100 Smart Cities across the country to promote cities that provide core infrastructure and give a decent quality of life to its citizens, a clean and sustainable environment through application of Smart solutions.

As per Smart Cities Mission Statement & Guidelines, Government of India is providing financial support to the Mission to the extent of ?48,000 crore over five years i.e. on an average ?100 crore per city per year. An equal amount on a matching basis is to be contributed by the State Government/Urban Local Body (ULB).

Government of India has released ?28,413.60 crore under SCM, out of which ?23,668.27 crore (83%) has already been utilized. 11 cities in the State of Tamil Nadu i.e. Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Thanjavur, Tiruppur, Salem, Vellore, Coimbatore, Madurai, Erode, Thoothukudi and Chennai have been selected for development as Smart Cities. Government of India has released ?4,074.62 core for the Smart Cities in Tamil Nadu, out of which ?3,403.38 crore (84%) has already been utilized.

Government of India has launched AMRUT 2.0 and SBM - U 2.0 on 1st October 2021. The major focus of SBM - U 2.0 and AMRUT 2.0 is to make the cities garbage free and water secure during the mission period of five years (2021-2026).


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