What is AMRUT 2.0? A Complete Overview

Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) 2.0

#GS 03 Infrastructure

For Prelims


  • The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) acts as the nodal ministry for AMRUT 2.0.
  • AMRUT mission was launched in June 2015 in order to ensure that every household has access to a tap with the assured supply of water and a sewerage connection.


  • To ensure a proper supply of water and a sewage connection in every household.
  • To develop green and well-maintained open spaces and parks to increase the amenity value of the cities.
  • To reduce pollution by switching to public transport or through the construction of non-motorized transport facilities such as walking and cycling.
  • AMRUT aims in covering around 500 cities that are having a population of over one lakh with notified municipalities.
  • It aims to provide 100% coverage of sewerage and septage in 500 AMRUT cities.
  • Pey Jal Survekshan will be conducted in cities to ensure equitable distribution of water, reuse of wastewater and mapping of water bodies.


  • Capacity building
  • Reform implementation
  • Water supply and management of sewerage and septage
  • Drainage of stormwater
  • Improvement in urban transport facilities
  • Development of green spaces and parks.

Source “Projects approved by MoHUA under AMRUT 2.0 scheme

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