The Yogi Adityanath government is rapidly completing works under the AMRUT 1.O, which was launched to provide water supply and sewerage facilities to every household in Uttar Pradesh.
By March 13, 2023, the Uttar Pradesh government had completed a total of 262 projects. The total cost of these projects was Rs 5816.55 crore, against which the government has also released Rs 5257.09 crore. Under this, 229 projects of water and sewerage, while 33 projects of FSTP have been completed, officials here on Friday said.
It is notable that a total of 331 projects were being run under the mission, in which 279 projects are related to water supply and sewerage, while 52 are related to FSTP. The total tender cost of all these projects is Rs 10941 crores including GST, in which an amount of Rs 8331.64 crore has already been released.
According to information received, work is currently underway on a total of 69 schemes. Of these, 50 schemes are related to water supply and sewerage while 19 are related to FSTP. Their total tender cost including GST is Rs 5124.78 crore, while Rs 3074.55 crore has been paid.
Talking about the complete projects related to water supply and sewerage, 79 schemes worth Rs 3263.87 crore related to sewerage have been completed, while work on 150 schemes worth Rs 2429.81 crore related to water supply have been completed.
As per the zone-wise completed schemes related to water supply and sewerage, the maximum number of 61 schemes have been completed in Ghaziabad zone. At the same time, the work of 46 schemes in Lucknow zone, 36-36 in Prayagraj and Agra, while 28 in Gorakhpur and 22 in Kanpur has been completed.
In this way, the work of 229 schemes has been completed 100 percent, whereas there are 11 schemes in which 90 percent, 75-90 percent in 17, 50-75 percent in 13, 25 to 50 percent work has been done in 8 schemes.
Talking about household connections, there was a total target of 9.2 lakh connections under water supply. Against this, 8.7 lakh household connections have been completed, while only 50,000 connections are still pending.
Similarly, talking about sewerage household connections, against the target of 10.6 lakh, 7.5 lakh connections have been made and 3.1 lakh are still pending, on which work is being done at a fast pace.