Flagship schemes – Swachh Bharat Mission 2.0 and AMRUT 2.0

To make the cities garbage free and provide safe drinking water as well as septage connections to citizens in the urban areas.

On October 1, 2021 Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 and Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) 2.0. This second phase of these two flagship schemes were launched at an event at Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi. Under the Swachh Bharat Mission Urban 2.0 central government aims at making the cities across the country garbage free. The garbage in the cities will be processed and removed in this second phase of the mission. Under the AMRUT 2.0 central government aims at ensuring water supply to each and every household in the urban areas. These two flagship schemes are mainly launched for urban development in the country. These ambitious central sector schemes will ensure making the cities garbage free and provision of safe drinking water for all the citizens.

Overview:

SchemesFlagship schemes:

Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0

Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) 2.0.

Schemes UnderCentral Government
Launched ByPrime Minister, Narendra Modi
Launch DateOctober 1, 2021
BeneficiariesResidents in the urban areas
Major ObjectiveTo make the cities garbage free and provide safe drinking water as well as septage connections to citizens in the urban areas.

Objectives and Benefits:

  • The main objective of the schemes is to make the cities garbage free and provide safe drinking water for all the citizens in the urban areas.
  • Under Swachh Bharat Mission Urban 2.0 central government aims at processing and removing the garbage in cities across the country.
  • AMRUT 2.0 aims at ensuring tap water connection for each and every urban citizen along with sewer and septage connection.
  • These schemes aim at ensuring urban development in the country.
  • Through these schemes the central government aims at welfare of citizens in the cities.
  • This scheme will empower the cities to become safe and clean for residence.

Key Points:

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched two flagship schemes named Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 and Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) 2.0 on October 1, 2021.
  • Under the Swachh Bharat Mission Urban 2.0 central government aims at making the cities across the country garbage free.
  • The garbage in the cities will be processed and removed in this second phase of the mission.
  • It tends to ensure grey and black water management in all the cities except those covered under AMRUT.
  • It also tends at providing cities with water safety through sewage management.
  • This scheme will focus on segregation of solid waste and solid waste management in the country.
  • Total outlay of Swachh Bharat Mission 2.0 is 1.41 crores.
  • Under the AMRUT 2.0 central government aims at ensuring water supply to each and every household in the urban areas.
  • About 4700 urban local bodies will be provided with 2.68 crore tap connections.
  • It also tends to ensure sewer and septage connections to everyone in the urban areas.
  • About 2.64 crore sewer or septage connections will also be provided in 500 AMRUT cities thereby benefiting 10.5 crore people in the urban areas.
  • These flagship schemes aim at urban development thereby providing the citizens in cities with safe, clean water and environment.

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