Phase II of Amrit Mission Government Scheme

Recently, the Prime Minister launched the second phase of Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and concrete Transformation (AMRUT 2.0). The Ministry of Housing and concrete Affairs (MoHUA) is that the nodal ministry for the scheme. key points About Amrit Mission: AMRUT Mission was launched in June 2015 to make sure access to taps for all with an assured supply of water and sewerage connection to each household. AMRUT 2.0 aims to supply 100% coverage in terms of facility to any or all households in about 4,700 ULBs (Urban Local Bodies). 

It aims to market self-reliant India initiative by encouraging Startups and Entrepreneurs (Public Private Partnership). Objective: this may make sure the progress of AMRUT Mission to satisfy the water requirement, rejuvenate water bodies, better management of aquifers, reuse of treated waste water, thereby promoting a circular economy of water. it'll provide 100% coverage of sewerage and septage in 500 AMRUT cities.

 The recycling and reuse of treated wastewater is predicted to fulfill 20% of the overall water needs of cities and 40% of business demand. Under the mission, clean water bodies are shielded from getting polluted to make sure sustainable use of natural resources. water survey are conducted in cities to search out out equitable distribution of water, reuse of waste water and mapping of water bodies. Demonstration of clinical trial of AMRUT Mission: a complete of 4.14 crore connections are made with 1.14 crore tap connections in cities under AMRUT Mission.

 Credit rating work has been completed in 470 cities. Of these, 164 cities have received an Investable Grade Rating (IGR), with 36 cities rated A- or above. 10 ULBs have raised Rs 3,840 crore through municipal bonds. the net permit system has been implemented in 2,471 cities including 455 AMRUT cities. With this improvement, India's ranking within the World Bank's Doing Business Report (DBR) for the year 2018 has increased from 181 rank to 27 within the year 2020. 89 lakh conventional street lights are replaced with energy efficient LED lights, resulting in an estimated energy savings of 19.5 million units each year and a discount in CO2 emissions of 15.6 million tonnes once a year.