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Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT)

Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme was launched by the Government of India on 25th June 2015 in 500 cities, aiming to provide basic services to households and build amenities in cities to improve the quality of life, especially the poor and the disadvantaged. AMRUT focuses on ensuring water supply, sewerage and septage management, storm water drainage, urban transport and availability of green and open spaces.

In Tamil Nadu, following 15 Municipal Corporations, 12 Municipalities and 1 Town Panchayat (28 Cities / Towns) are identified as AMRUT Cities / Towns.

Name of the ULBs.

    Greater Chennai Corporation.

    Coimbatore Corporation.

    Madurai Corporation.

    Tiruchirappalli Corporation.

    Salem Corporation.

    Tirunelveli Corporation.

    Tiruppur Corporation.

    Thoothukudi Corporation.

    Thanjavur Corporation.

   Erode Corporation.

   Vellore Corporation.

   Dindigul Corporation.

   Nagercoil Corporation.

   Avadi Corporation.

   Pallavapuram Municipality.

   Tambaram Municipality.

   Cuddalore Municipality.

    Kancheepuram Municipality.

    Tiruvannamalai Municipality.

    Kumbakonam Municipality.

    Rajapalayam Municipality.

   Tambaram Municipality.

   Ambur Municipality.

    Karaikudi Municipality.

    Nagapattinam Municipality .

    Ramesswaram Municipality.


The Government of India, State Government and ULB share on the project cost are as follows:


GoI Share Grant
GoTN Share Grant
ULB share
Cities with more than 10 lakhs population 33.33% 20% 46.67%
Cities with below 10 lakhs population 50% 10% 40%
Corporations & other parastatal agencies 50% 20% 30%
Green space (all AMRUT cities) 50% 20% 30%

Tamil Nadu has unique position as State has been allocated one of the highest grants under AMRUT in the country with 445 projects sanctioned at a cost of Rs.11441.32 crore. Out 445 projects, 413 projects at a cost of Rs. 580.70 crores have been completed and the remaining 32 projects are under various stages of implementation.