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INFRASTRUCTURE Part 6 By Ayussh Sanghi
5. Communications Tele-density in India has increased to 81.5% (end of October 2015) Broadband connections in India have increased to 120.9 million (end of September 2015) National M2M (Machine to Machine Communications) Roadmap has been developed to utilize new technologies to improve customer choice and well-being of the people.
BharatNet (National Optical Fibre Network- NOFN) Project Aims to connect all gram panchayats through optical networks of Power Grid, RailTel and BSNL Rural Wireline Broadband Scheme for provision of Broadband Connections Aims to provide broadband connections in rural and remote areas.
Smart Cities Mission Aims i. To develop urban infrastructure. ii. Provide a 'decent quality of life' to the people. iii. Provide a clean and sustainable environment. iv. Inclusive development By 'enabling local area development and harnessing technology'.This includes: i. Potable drinking water ii. Power supply iii. Proper sanitation facilities iv. Affordable housing
V. Robust IT connectivity and digitalisation vi. Good governance vii. Efficient Public transport vii Sustainable En ix. Safety and security of citizens (especially children, women and viii, Sustainable Environment elderly) x. Proper health care and educational facilities
Swachh Bharat Mission SBM has two sub-missions. . SBM-Gramin . SBM - Urban Aims at Universal Sanitation Coverage through: i. Eradicate of open defecation ii. Targeted year - October 2, 2019 100 % scientific management of municipal solid waste.
National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) Funded by Central Government (Rs. 500 Crores- phase I) Launched by Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India Objective- Preserving and revitalizing' the role of heritage cities in India. Twelve cities will be developed in the first phase. These include: Ajmer, Warangal, Amaravati, Amritsar, Badami, Dwarka, Mathura, Kanchipuram, Gaya, Puri, Varanasi and Velankanni,
Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) Implemented by Ministry of Urban Development. To improve basic infrastructure in 500 towns and cities. . Cities with a population of more than 1o lakhs or above will get one-third of the cost of the project Rest of the cities will be given financial assistance of half of the project cost.