- JAWAHARLAL NEHRU NATIONAL URBAN RENEWAL MISSION (JnNURM)
- RAJIV AWAS YOJANA
Role of HUDCO in Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM)
Government of India launched the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) on 3rd December 2005 for provision of basic amenities to the urban poor in terms of security of tenure, affordable housing, potable water & sanitation while envisaging convergence of health, education & social security. The Mission aims at reform driven, planned development of cities and towns with focus on community participation and accountability of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs)/ Para-statal bodies towards the urban citizens. The duration of the Mission was 7 years beginning from 2005-2006 to 2011-2012. The Mission has been extended by another three years till 31st March 2015 for implementation of the programme.
It comprises of two Sub missions, one for Urban Infrastructure and Governance (UIG) and the other for Basic Services to the Urban Poor (BSUP), to be implemented in 65 identified Mission cities across the country. For the remaining towns and cities, two other programmes namely, Urban Infrastructure Development Scheme for Small and Medium Towns (UIDSSMT) and Integrated Housing & Slum Development Program (IHSDP) were launched simultaneously. UIG and UIDSSMT are being administered by the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD). BSUP and IHSDP are dealt by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MoHUPA).
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Role of HUDCO in JNNURM
HUDCO in conformity with its Social Mandate of providing Housing for Economically Weaker Sections and disadvantaged populace is playing a very significant role by reaching the Mission objective to the target beneficiaries. HUDCO is one of the Technical Arms of the Ministry of HUPA. The MoHUPA has appointed HUDCO to play a major role in the following activities: