Tenali Municipality in Andhra Pradesh to get 40 crore rupees under AMRUT 2.0 – The New Indian Express


Through Express news service

GUNTUR: The Municipality of Tenali has been allocated Rs 40 crore in the second phase of the AMRUT program, of which Rs 6 crore has already been released.

Under Swachch Bharat, the central government launched the AMRUT (Mission Atal for Urban Rejuvenation and Transformation) program with the aim of providing basic civic amenities such as water supply, sanitation, transportation urban areas and parks to improve the quality of life for all, especially the poor and marginalized.

In the first phase, the municipality of Tenali received Rs 4.35 crore out of the allocated total of Rs 9 crore. Drinking water connections were provided to 20,000 households with the funds.

Of the 20,000 connections, 13,000 were made in the past two years. The municipality has also created five parks in the municipality. Apart from this, two new parks have been developed at Amaravathi Colony and on VSR College Road. A drinking water plant was also set up in the first phase of AMRUT.

For better use of funds and effective implementation of the AMRUT program, City President Sayyed Khaleda Naseem was invited to New Delhi on Saturday for the inaugural program of the second phase of the AMRUT program by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Tenal Municipality staff are already making plans to use the money allocated to the town’s development and to provide water connections to every household in the town as part of the second phase of AMRUT .


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