Idmst(infrastructure development scheme for small amd medium towns )
SMALL AND MEDIUM
Urban infrastructure Development Scheme for
Small & Medium Towns aims at improvement
in urban infrastructure in towns and cities in a
The Centrally-sponsored Scheme of
Integrated Development of Small and Medium
Towns (IDSMT) was initiated in the Sixth Plan
(1979-80) and has continued in the Seventh
and Eighth Plans
a) Improving infrastructural facilities and helping in the
creation of durable public assets in small and
b) Decentralizing economic growth and employment
opportunities and promoting dispersed urbanization.
c) Increasing the availability of serviced sites for
housing, commercial and industrial uses.
d) Integrating spatial and socio-economic planning as
envisaged in the Constitution(74th Amendment) Act,
(e) Promoting resource-generating schemes for the
Selection of towns
a) IDSMT Scheme will be applicable to towns/cities
with population upto 5 lakhs.
b) Towns are to be identified and prioritized by the
State Governments and Uts according to their Urban
Strategy within the framework of Guidelines of the
c) The IDSMT Scheme will be applicable to only those
towns where elections to the local bodies have been
held and elected bodies are in position.
i.Urban Renewal i.e redevelopment of inner city areas.
ii. Water Supply and sanitation
iii. Sewerage and Solid Waste Management
iv. Construction and improvement of drains/storm water drains
v. Construction/Upgradation of roads, highways/expressways
vi. Parking lots/spaces on Public Private Partnership basis
vii. Development of heritage areas
viii. Prevention & rehabilitation of soil erosion/landslides only in case of
Special Category States where such problems are common and
ix. Preservation of water bodies
a) Power and telecommunication works,
b) Rolling stock like buses and trams,
c) Health and educational institutions,
d) Urban Transport (MRTS, LRTS etc.)
e) Wage employment programme and staff
f) Maintenance works
The sharing of funds would be in the ratio of
80:10 between Central Government & State
10% could be raised by the
nodal/implementing agenciesfrom the financial
The states like North Eastern States; Jammu &
Kashmir,sharing of funds would be in the ratio
of 90:10 between Central & State Government.
Appraisal and processing
The State Government/UTs have to prepare and send
detailed project report in the prescribed format to the
Town and Country Planning Organization (TCPO) for
scrutiny and appraisal.
The State Level Sanctioning Committee (SLSC)
considers appraisal reports prepared by TCPO and
recommends for release of central assistance to the
Government of India.
(i) Availability of land free from encumbrances for the projects
Scheme and frequent changes of location of the approved
components by implementing agencies..
(ii) Non-availability and non-release of matching state share by
Governments within the specified time .
(iii) Local bodies not in a position are inept to avail loan from
institutions to partly finance the Scheme.
(iv) Inadequate capacity of the implementing agencies for
execution of the
(v) Non-submission of Utilization Certificates in time by the
Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban
• The Government of India has launched JNNURM on 3rd December
• The JNNURM aims to encourage cities to initiate steps to bring about
improvement in the existing service levels in a financially sustainable
• The JNNURM consists of two sub-missions
• Urban Infrastructure and Governance
• Basic Services to the Urban Poor
The Primary objectives of the JNNURM is to create
economically productive, efficient, equitable and
responsive cities. In line with this, the Mission focuses on:
• Integrated development of infrastructure services
• Securing linkages between asset creation and maintenance
for long run project sustainability
• Accelerating the flow of investment into urban infrastructure
• Planned development of cities including the peri-urban areas,
outgrowths, and urban corridors;
• Renewal and re-development of inner city areas
• Universalisation of urban services so as to ensure their
availability to the urban poor.
Eligible Cities of JnNURM
1. Category A : Megacities / UAs – More than 4
million population – 7 cities identified
(Bangalore in Karnataka)
2. Category B: Million plus Cities / UAs – between
1 to 4 million population – 28 cities
3. Category C: Cities / UAs with less than one
million population – 28 cities
(Mysore in Karnataka)
As of 2012 Gujarat being the only state to have
achieved all 10 reforms required by the mission.
Five states have achieved 9 out of 10 reforms: Andhra
Pradesh, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa and
Public disclosure and community participation laws
have initially progressed slowly, with only five states
managing to enact them as part of the reform agenda as
However, as of 2012 community participation laws have
been enacted by 22 out of 31 states, and public
disclosure laws were enacted by 27 states.
20 states had decentralized the responsibility for water
supply and sanitation from the state level to ULBs, and
19 had done so for city planning functions.
Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak
The Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak
Yojana or PMGSY is a nationwide
plan in India to provide good all-
weather road connectivity to
This Centrally Sponsored Scheme
was introduced in 2000 by the then
Prime Minister Of India Shri Atal
The programme envisages
connecting all habitations with a
population of 500 persons and above
in the plain areas and 250 persons
and above in hill States, the tribal and
the desert areas.
It is under the authority of the Ministry of Rural
Development and was begun on 25 December 2000.
It is fully funded by the central government.
The goal was to provide roads to all villages
1. with a population of 1000 persons and above by
2. with a population of 500 persons and above by
3. in hill states, tribal and desert area villages with a
population of 500 persons and above by 2003, and
4. in hill states, tribal and desert area villages with a
According to latest figures made available by the State
Governments under a survey to identify Core Network as
part of the PMGSY programme, about 1.67 lakh
Unconnected Habitations are eligible for coverage under
the programme. This involves construction of about
3.71lakh km. of roads for New Connectivity and 3.68
lakh km. under up gradation.