Urban Infrastructure Development Scheme for Small and Medium Towns (UIDSSMT)

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  • Under Centrally Sponsored UIDSSMT (mission period) scheme, out of the 38 projects sanctioned for the State, 28 projects are completed.
  • The central government has released an amount of Rs.534.97 crore for these projects till 31.3.2014.
  • The State Government has released an amount of Rs.65.62 crore. An amount of Rs.10.61 crore has been spent during the year and Rs.532.76 lakhs has been released by the Government during 2015-16.
  • The 2nd ACA for the 3 projects of Mulbagalu, Vijayapura water supply and Soundatti-UGD, could not be claimed from the GoI, as there is a delay in implementation of the projects.
  • The revised estimate cost of the Soundatti UGD project is four times the approved cost and it was decided in the 18th Empowered Committee held on 3.12.2015 that this scheme may be dropped. Now, the State Government has to bear this expenditure.
  • The extra expenditure under the scheme is met out from the IEBR fund of KUWS&DB.

UIDSSMT – TRANSITION PHASE

  • Under the transition phase of UIDSSMT, 14 water supply, 5-UGD and 2-Roads & Drains projects totalling Rs.768.42 crore has been sanctioned by Government of India during 2013-14.
  • The water supply and UGD projects are being implemented by KUWS&DB whereas the Roads & Drains projects are
    implemented by concerned ULBs.
  • The central government has released its share of grants of Rs.307.36 crore to the state.
  • The state government has released Rs.148.79 crore in 2013-14, Rs.52.72 crore in 2014-15 and Rs.144.25 crore in 2015-16, the total releases being Rs.345.76 crore.
  • An amount of Rs.50.99 crore has been spent during the year.
  • The total cumulative expenditure is Rs.83.76 crore.
  • Out of 21 projects, 16 projects are been started by KUWS & DB. The remaining 5 projects are under tender process.
  • For the 21 projects approved under transition phase, the Central Government has reduced its share from 80% to 50% of the project cost.
  • Due to this, there is an additional burden of Rs.230.52 crore on State/ULB. Discussions are going on in FD regarding State bearing the addition cost of Rs.230.52 crore.
  • The cumulative expenditure up to December 2015 is Rs.83.76 crore.16 projects are in progress and the remaining 5 are under tender process.
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