The Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation - Reforms
Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, Govt. of India has launched Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) on 25th June, 2015 to provide the national priority basic services for e.g. water supply, sewerage, urban transport to households and build amenities in cities which will improve the quality of life for all, especially the poor and the disadvantaged.
A set of Reforms and Capacity Building have also been included in the Mission. The Mission mandates a set of 11 Reforms which have to be implemented by all the States and 500 Mission cities within a period of 4 years.
The reforms are at various stages of implementation and expected to be completed in the mission period 2015-2020. The AMRUT reforms are to be implemented will Improve transparency, governance, and delivery of quality service with improved environmental conditions in cities. These reforms also account for the good governance, accountability, service delivery system and improved environmental conditions. These broadly covered– Municipal Governance, Finance, Municipal service delivery, and Environment, etc. As per AMRUT budget Mission statement /guidelines a provision of 10% as an incentive is earmarked in the budget for the States which implement these reforms. The List of 11 set of Reforms a 54 Milestones as per AMRUT Mission Statement, 2015 which are to be implemented by states /UTs is as under: