|Development of Mumbai|
The details of schemes implemented by Ministry of Urban Development for Mumbai are as under: -
(i) Under Urban Infrastructure & Governance (UIG), a sub-mission of Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM), 26 projects have been sanctioned for Mumbai at a total cost of Rs. 5376.37 crore wherein Additional Central Assistance (ACA) committed is Rs. 1881.73 crore. ACA of Rs. 1486.74 crore has been released.
(ii) Under the second stimulus package announced by the Government of India in January, 2009, the States, including Maharashtra, as a one-time measure have been provided financial assistance for purchase of buses for their urban transport system under the scheme for providing central financial assistance for procurement of buses for urban transport under JNNURM. The financing is meant exclusively for City Bus Service and Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) for all Mission Cities.
The Brihan Mumbai Electric Supply & Transport Undertaking (BEST) and Navi Mumbai have been sanctioned 1150 modern Intelligent Transport System (ITS) enabled buses under JnNURM. Details are as under:
(iii) Two metro rail projects on Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode and one Metro Rail Project on Joint Venture between Centre and State Government in the state of Maharashtra have been approved. The details are as under:
(iv) The Brihan Mumbai Storm Water Drainage (BRIMSTOWAD) Project, for improvement of storm water drainage in Mumbai was approved on 12.07.2007 at an estimated cost of Rs. 1200.53 crore out of which an amount of Rs. 1000 crore has already been released.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Urban Development Shri Saugata Roy in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.
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Development of Mumbai
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