Urban Development And JNNURM


The Jahwaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) was launched in 2005 to support and facilitate 65 mission cities to take up projects of urban renewal. The Government has extended the seven year tenure of the mission by two years upto 31st March, 2014. All the 65 cities under the Urban Infrastructure and Governance (UIG) component of the Mission … [Read more...]

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National Urban Health Mission


The proposed National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) aims to address the public health care needs of urban population. Addressing the needs of public health care services for urban population would involve revamping/creation/upgradation of primary, secondary and tertiary health care service delivery system in urban areas. This will be done by investing in … [Read more...]

Separate City Buses for Women


Ministry of Urban Development has recently advised the States to examine provision of separate city buses for women in all million plus cities. The Ministry has also issued an “Advisory” to all the States to implement the Intelligent Transport System (ITS) specifications as per the “Urban Bus Specifications” in all the city buses, JnNURM as well as … [Read more...]

Restructuring Of Centrally Sponsored Scheme


In Indian federal structure the responsibilities of various layers of government are clearly delineated. However, in the areas requiring national effort, the Centre cannot but intervene catalytically to infuse greater dynamism.Government of India tries to do this through various programmes and polices including the CSS. Central Government has introduced … [Read more...]

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Economic Survey 2012-13

Aspects of growth

Indian economy is likely to grow between 6.1 per cent to 6.7 per cent in 2013-14 as the downturn is more or less over and the economy is looking up. Following the slowdown induced by the global financial crisis in 2008-09, the Indian economy responded strongly to fiscal and monetary stimulus and achieved a growth rate of 8.6 per cent and 9.3 per cent … [Read more...]

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Transformative Impact Of JNNURM


JNNURM has been instrumental in rejuvenating the urban space in the country. Post independence, JNNURM has been the country’s first national flagship programme of this nature and size for the urban sector. It is for the first time that the central government is providing assistance of this kind for what is classified as a State subject as per the … [Read more...]

Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM)

Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission

Year of Launch: December 2005. The mission was launched for a period of seven years. Nodal Ministry: Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Budget:  In the first phase, the government had planned to spend about Rs 81,000 crore, of which Rs 42,000 crore was to come from the Centre. The Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission … [Read more...]

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