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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA Ministry of Urban Development
RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 1573 TO BE ANSWERED ON 10.03.2016 New sewage treatment plants in Bengaluru
1573. Shri Rajeev ChandrasekharWill the Minister of URBAN DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:-Will the Minister of URBAN DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:(a) whether Government will or can provide financial and technical assistance to State Governments for establishing sewage treatment plants in Karnataka, if so, the details thereof; and(b) whether Government has received a request from the Government of Karnataka seeking assistance for setting up new sewage treatment plants in Bengaluru and if so, the details thereof?
Answer THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT (SHRI BABUL SUPRIYO)
(a): Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India has launched Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) to provide financial assistance to all the State Governments for establishing sewage treatment plants including the State Government of Karnataka.(b): Govt. of India has approved the State Annual Action Plan (SAAP) of Karnataka State of Rs. 1258.54 crore for 2015-16 and released Rs. 118.46 crore as 1st installment of the Central sharer of Rs. 592.29 crore. The approved SAAP consists of Sewerage project of Bengaluru costing of Rs. 180.00 crore also.