As on 23rd June 2011, 533 projects at a total cost of Rs 60,544.73 Cr had been sanctioned under the Urban Infrastructure & Governance, sub-mission of JNNURM. Out of the total 533 sanctioned projects, 110 projects had been physically completed. Till 23 June, 2011, 423 projects reported to be in various stages of implementation, with approximately Rs. 26,422.04 Crore worth of physical works having been implemented. In terms of reforms, significant progress was noted in state level reforms, where most of the commitments had been achieved. In the 7th Year (2011-12), it was noted that about 64% of the State level reforms and 82% of the optional reforms committed had been completed, as against the 6th Year Commitments.
This is the fifth volume of “Urban Initiatives” Report taken out on the eve of the anniversary celebrations for the flagship programme year 2011. The documentation is expected to showcase the indispensable work being carried out by cities to make them more livable and healthy for the future to come.