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Government Of Assam Guwahati Development Department Guwahati Municipal Corporation

AMRUT (Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation)

The scheme was launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minister in June 2015 under Ministry of Urban Development with the focus of the urban renewal projects is to establish infrastructure that could ensure adequate robust sewerage networks and water supply for urban transformation. The scheme is dependent with public private partnership model (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. Providing basic services (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 is a national priority.


  • Ensure that every household has access to a tap with assured supply of water and a sewerage connection
  • Increase the amenity value of cities by developing greenery and well maintained open spaces (e.g. parks)
  • Reduce pollution by switching to public transport or constructing facilities for non-motorized transport (e.g. walking and cycling).

All these outcomes are valued by citizens, particularly women, and indicators and standards have been prescribed by the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) in the form of Service Level Benchmarks (SLBs).

Thrust Areas

  • Water supply
  • Sewerage facilities and Septage management
  • Storm water drains to reduce flooding
  • Pedestrian, non-motorized and public transport facilities, parking spaces
  • Enhancing amenity value of cities by creating and upgrading green spaces, parks and recreation centers, especially for children.

Out of five, water supply and sewerage are the main focus area once 100% benchmark achieved on these other components may be taken up. Parks and open spaces are mandatory component. Since GMDA, Jal Board are involved in number of water supply projects hence no project is submitted in SLIP for water supply.

SLIP for Extension of the collection system network for the newly developed and high contour areas by providing pumping or lifting stations and STPs of 790.50 Crore. On the basis of mandatory component Parks & Open Spaces SLIP has been proposed.

State Annual Action Plan (SAAP)

Assam has four (04) AMRUT cities. Following are th eprojects for Guwahati.

S. N.Name of ProjectTotal Project Cost
(in Rs Crore)
1Providing New Green Park at Paltan Bazar Fish Market5.49
2Mahavir Udyan, Fancy Bazar4.32
3Nalini Bala Devi Park, Paltan Bazar1.6
4Tarun Ram Phookan Park, Machkhowa3.82
5Sankardev Udyan, Bharalumukh3.77