Assam gets Rs208 crore under JNNRUM projects
The Ministry of Urban Development has sanctioned projects worth of Rs207.80 crore for drainage of storm water in 28 small and medium towns of Assam. The projects have been sanctioned under the JNNRUM.
The government has already released Rs100 crore by April this year so that significant work can be carried out before the peek monsoon.
Ministry of Urban Development is providing assistance for sewerage for improvement of roads and supply of drinking water besides providing improved buses for urban transport. The government said North-East including Assam is priority area under the scheme. Three major projects for development of urban infrastructure in major cities have also been sanction for the State.