TELANGANA99.COM-NEW DELHI: Telangana has proposed to spend Rs 405.17 crore on enhancing water supply in 11 AMRUT cities in the state during the current fiscal year. Telangana government has submitted its state annual action plan (SAAP) in this regard to the Urban Development Ministry for consideration and approval.
The total plan outlay proposed for this financial year under AMRUT (Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation) is Rs 415.51 crore.
The AMRUT scheme envisages infrastructure development in 500 cities across the country.
According to UD Ministry, the Telangana government has proposed to enhance water supply in all the 11 mission cities in the state since water supply in all these cities at present is below the prescribed norm of 135 liters per capita per day.
As per AMRUT guidelines, priority is to be given to reach water supply and sewerage network connections to all urban households besides ensuring water
In its proposed action plan, the state government said that water supply at present in AMRUT cities in the state ranged from 65 lpcd in Ramagundam to 114 lpcd in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation.
Among other mission cities, the water supply position is as follows:
Suryapet- 90 lpcd,
and Karimnagar-109 lpcd.