28 tier-two cities are likely to be developed under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) and Nagar Utthan schemes. The government is planning to spend 1,622 crore rupees on this development. The government has already sanctioned rupees 1,622-crore plan for the projects.
According the government officials, the chief minister will inaugurate the projects via videoconferencing. Government, officials said, is of the opinion that there is a need to develop infrastructure in smaller cities as well.
Under the two schemes mentioned above, the government is planning to focus on key major areas including water supply, sewerage treatment and on developing green belts. As per the information revealed by the state government, approximately 14 and 18 crore rupees have been sanctioned for water projects in Ambarnath and Badlapur towns. Besides, Ichalkaranji, Akola, Yavatmal and Lonavla are the other cities, where water supply project will be executed. Further, a flyover in Malegaon and an underground sewage network in Roha will also be part of the development.