The Centre on Tuesday approved 10 infrastructure projects including building of flyovers, grade separators and diversion of sewerage waters in Bangalore and Mysore, involving expenditure of Rs The central sanctioning and monitoring committee chaired by Union Urban Development Secretary Sudhir Krishna also decided that of the total expenditure, Rs Sewerage diversion and flood mitigation to improve environmental conditions surrounding water bodies in Dasarahalli zone I and zone II, at Rs crore. Sewerage diversion and flood mitigation to improve environmental conditions surrounding water bodies in Mahadevapura Phase-I at Rs 3 crore and development and maintenance of four water bodies near Yelahanka at Rs Besides, the Centre also approved release of Rs crore for ongoing construction of under ground sewerage system and road restoration at Mahadevapura and Rs

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It is named after Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru , the first Prime Minister of India. The scheme was officially inaugurated by Prime Minister Manmohan singh on 3 December [1] as a programme meant to improve the quality of life and infrastructure in the cities. It was launched in for a seven-year period up to March to encourage cities to initiate steps for bringing phased improvements in their civic service levels.

The government had extended the tenure of the mission foranother two years, i. JNNURM was a huge mission which relates primarily to development in the context of urban conglomerates focusing to the Indian cities. In addition to this, it has two further components: [4]. The duration of the mission is seven years beginning from December During this period, the mission sought to ensure sustainable development of participating cities.

An evaluation of the experience of implementation of the mission would be undertaken before the end of the Eleventh Five Year Plan in The duration of the mission was extended by two more years: until 31 March The funds are channelled through state-level agencies, where grants from the central and state governments are pooled and passed on as grants or soft loans to cities provided that they have prepared development strategies and that the investments identified fit within these strategies.

The mission emphasises transparency and accountability. It supports public-private partnerships and cost recovery to make service providers financially self-sustaining. Currently, ten projects are covered by JNNURM funds pertaining to road network, storm water drains, bus rapid transit system, water supply, solid waste management, sewage treatment, river and lake improvement, slum improvement and rehabilitation, all fall under its scope.

As of Gujarat led the tally for the state level reforms, being the only state to have achieved all 10 reforms required by the mission. As of , Visakhapatnam , Surat and Pune had the distinction of having accomplished all 8 city level reforms. Chennai , Greater Mumbai and Hyderabad had achieved 7 out of 8 reforms. Among the states, Maharashtra has been sanctioned the maximum number of projects under the mission. Among cities, Bangalore has had the highest number of approved projects.

A midterm appraisal carried out in by the consulting firm Grant Thornton recommended to establish a single directorate for the ministries in charge of the mission; more involvement of city administrations in the preparation of city development plans that were prepared by consultants; broader stakeholder consultation during environmental and social impact assessments; the development of a national procurement manual; separation of the approval process for projects in two stages; financial support and capacity development for the implementation of reforms in addition to funding for infrastructure; the use of policies for public-private partnerships and pooled funding mechanisms at the state level, such as urban development funds that exist in Tamil Nadu and Orissa.

From sea-shore and other urban areas predominantly facing water scarcity due to brackish water and non-availability of surface source. They include data pertaining to the state they belong to; the population in these cities given in lakhs as per the census of However, the number of cities under the mission shall remain around From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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B'lore, Mysore JnNURM projects get Centre's nod

Participating in the debate in the Legislative Assembly on the demands for grants by various departments, he said other States were vying with one another to get funds under the five-year project. More projects. Maharashtra had got sanction for projects and Rs. Gujarat was quick in getting Rs. Criticising what he described as the haste with which the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike was formed by incorporating eight urban local bodies surrounding Bangalore without adequate preparations,. Rao said 2, posts had to be filled to cope with the expansion of the city. But the Government had not convened a meeting of legislators representing Bangalore, most of whom are from the Congress, to discuss the important subject.


JNNURM and Karnataka

This story is from February 17, Bangalore : Bangalore, which desperately needs to rejuvenate and build additional urban infrastructure, will get a helping hand from the Centre towards that end under Jawaharlal National Urban Renewal Mission. For the year , an allocation of Rs 11, crore for this programme has been made. Of the 53 projects approved for Bangalore and Mysore under the scheme, the city has sent 20 projects to the GOI for funding this year.


State seeks Rs 1,600 cr under JnNURM for B'lore, Mysore


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