Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government on Thursday approved 53 additional projects under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme.
The new projects would be carried out in nine cities including Bhubaneswar, Puri, Baripada, Cuttack, Balasore, Bhadrak, Berhampur, Rourkela, Baripada and Sambalpur. Now the total projects to be carried under Amrut scheme has reached 148 in Odisha.
The proposals for new projects were approved at the meeting of the high power steering committee chaired by Chief Secretary Aditya Padhi.
“Nine cities with one lakh population are now being covered under the Amrut scheme worth Rs 1600 crore,” said Padhi.