Budget for 2022-23: A revaluation for Housing & Urban Development Sector in J&K

Budget for 2022-23. In order to deal with influx to address urbanization, the Jammu and Kashmir governments and the central government are working hand in hand to meet the needs of the local urban population. Government is prioritizing building resilient and smart cities to withstand the challenges posed by rapid urbanization.

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In view of these factors, the central government has invested heavily in Housing and Urban Development (H&UD) which will transform the sector in the coming years.

AMRUT-1.0 & AMRUT-2.0

The aim of the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) is to provide basic services (eg water supply, sanitation, urban transport) in rural areas and to build urban services that will improve the quality of life for all, especially the poor and needy. disadvantaged is a national priority.

In the current financial year, 76 projects are likely to be completed and other projects will be completed by 2022-23. Construction of a multi-level parking lot at Panjtirthi Jammu, construction of 05 Nallahs of Tawi River Phase-II, Green Space at Roop Nagar, and more.

Budget for 2022-23: A revaluation for Housing & Urban Development Sector in J&K

The City Water Action Plan will be implemented across all ULBs by providing 100% secure water pump connectivity to each home excluded from urban areas. In addition, all water resources in urban areas will be rehabilitated in phases. Components of AMRUT include energy development, reform, water supply, sanitation, stormwater drainage, urban relocation and the development of green spaces and parks.

Swachh Bharat Mission

The Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) (SBM-U) had three main objectives; achieving a 100% Open Defecation Free (ODF) guarantee 100% of Solid Waste Management (SWM) control, and a change of behavior through ‘Jan Andolan’.

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16 Urban Local Bodies (ULB) won ODF + status, 25 ULBs to achieve ODF + status by the end of the current financial year and the remaining ULBs to gain ODF + status in 2022-23. With the release of Solid Waste Management, approximately 70% resource allocation is likely to be achieved by 2022-23. All undisclosed areas of Srinagar, Jammu and Anantnag will be covered with Shipage / Separate treatment areas in the form of phases between 2022-23 under SBM (U) -2.0.

Budget for 2022-23:

The proposed scientific waste disposal of approximately 850 Metric Ton of waste per day will be achieved through the establishment of a Solid Waste Management Center in the cities of Srinagar and Jammu benefiting approximately 20 Lakh people. This will also lead to the elimination of endangered waste areas in both cities without generating energy and the production of Compost / Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF). The establishment of 76 ULB processing centers to be completed in the 2022-23 financial year and 690 Metric Ton of ULB waste generated for scientific management benefit about 14 lakh people.

Smart City Mission

The Smart Cities Mission is an urban renewal and rehabilitation program launched by the Government of India to develop smart cities and make them more friendly and stable citizens. With the growth of the urban population and the rapid growth of the area, the government is looking at smarter ways to manage complexity, increase efficiency and improve quality of life. This has created a need for cities to monitor and integrate infrastructure to better develop services and expand services to citizens.

Budget for 2022-23:

Under the Smart City Mission, 95 projects are likely to be completed by the end of the current financial year and another 80 will be completed by 2022-23 to improve the quality of life of people by providing Wifi services, smart health facilities, installation. river sales equipment, smart classrooms, TV charging stations, development of cycle tracks & retail space, parking upgrade and space under flyover, etc.

9 sewage treatment schemes at an estimated cost of Rs 1131.07 crore will be implemented in 2022-23 benefiting 620565 people. Also, 2.15 lakh LED lights on 76 ULBs, in partnership with M / s Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) are expected to be replaced and approximately 14 Lakh souls at these ULBs will benefit.

National Urban Livelihoods Mission

The National Urban Livelihoods Mission (NULM), under the auspices of the Department of Housing and Urban Affairs, aims to promote the skilled employment and self-employment of the urban poor. It will also provide shelters equipped with essential services for categories of homeless people in cities. 15000 beneficiaries will be covered under the Self Employment section of the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihoods Mission scheme between 2022-23.

Conservation of Dal-Nageen Lake

Recognizing the need to protect Dal lake, the Government in the new budget has launched a series of projects such as West Foreshore Road near Dal lake to be built, to buy 1.5 sq.km. the area to be cleared of the lilly pads during 2022-23, to remove weeds and erosion that will be carried out along the coast at 1.5 sq. km. km. Location during 2022-23 and Land Acquisition acquired near the western side of the lake of 60,000 Sq. Mtrs. by 2022-23 which will be converted into water facilities has been announced.

Elevated Light Metro Rail System in Jammu and Srinagar

To alleviate the congestion of both major cities and to provide modern transportation services to the people of J&K, the Jammu and Kashmir governments have submitted the final Project Report (DPR) Rs. 10,599 million municipal rail projects in Jammu and Srinagar to the Department of Housing and Urban (MoHUA). The project is expected to be launched in 2022-23 and will likely be completed by 2026. This will reduce traffic congestion in the cities of Srinagar and Jammu.

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