AMRUT 500 Cities Creation of Geospatial database for Formulation of GIS Based Master Plan
Government of India has launched Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) in 2015 with the objective to (i) ensure that every household has access to a tap with assured supply of water and a sewerage connection; (ii) developing greenery and well maintained open spaces; (iii) reduce pollution by switching to public transport for non-motorised transport. One purpose of the Mission is to improve governance through a set of reforms. During the Mission period, 11 reforms will be implemented, of which Formulation of GIS Based Master Plan for 500 AMRUT cities is one of the most important reforms. This reform has three components viz. Urban Geospatial database creation at 1:4,000 scale, Formulation of GIS based Master Plan and Capacity Building.
MOU between NRSC and Ministry of Urban Development signed on 17-8-2016