Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT)

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs


  •  Launched in June 2015
  • Focus to establish infrastructure that could ensure adequate robust sewage networks and water supply for urban transformation by implementing urban revival projects. 
  • Rajasthan was the first state in the country to submit State Annual Action Plan under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT).
  • The scheme Housing for All by 2022 and Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) were launched on the same day.
  • The scheme is dependent with public–private partnership(PPP) model.
  • If required, various other schemes like Swachh Bharat Mission, Housing for All 2022, along with the local state schemes like that related to water supply and sewerage and other infrastructure related schemes can be linked to AMRUT.

Mission Components

The components of the AMRUT consist of capacity building, reform implementation, water supply, sewerage and septage management, storm water drainage, urban transport and development of green spaces and parks. During the process of planning, the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) will strive to include some smart features in the physical infrastructure components. The details of the Mission components are given below.

Water supply

  • Water supply systems including augmentation of existing water supply, water treatment plants and universal metering.
  • Rehabilitation of old water supply systems, including treatment plants.
  • Rejuvenation of water bodies specifically for drinking water supply and recharging of ground water.
  • Special water supply arrangement for difficult areas, hill and coastal cities, including those having water quality problems (e.g. arsenic, fluoride)


  • Decentralised, networked underground sewerage systems, including augmentation of existing sewerage systems and sewage treatment plants.
  • Rehabilitation of old sewerage system and treatment plants.
  • Recycling of water for beneficial purposes and reuse of wastewater. 

Storm Water Drainage

  • Construction and improvement of drains and storm water drains in order to reduce and eliminate flooding.

Urban Transport

  • Footpaths/ walkways, sidewalks, foot over-bridges and facilities for non-motorised transport (e.g. bicycles).
  • Multi-level parking.

Green space / parks

  • Development of green space and parks with special provision for children, senior citizens and Divyang friendly components. 

Achievements of AMRUT scheme:

  1. Projects amounting to ₹78,910 crores have been grounded.
  2. Work worth ₹47,703 crores have been carried out including completed projects worth ₹16,449 crores.
  3. 97 lakh water tap connection and 62 lakh sewer household connections have been provided under AMRUT and in convergence with other scheme.
  4. Sewer Treatment Plants (STPs) of capacity 1,090 MLD (Million Litre per Day) have been developed against the target of 6,000 MLD.
  5. 1,563 Water logging points eliminated against target of 2,804 points.
  6. 3,500 acre of green permeable spaces /parks developed.
  7. 80 lakh street lights replaced with energy efficient LED lights, saving 176 kilo watt per hour power and reducing carbon emission by 14.07 lakh tonnes per annum.
  8. Online Building Permission System (OBPS) adopted in 2,205 towns including 444 AMRUT towns. 

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