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CM reviews Municipal Development Project with officials

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Hyderabad: Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Friday reviewed the AP Municipal Development Project the World Bank (IBRD) Aided Project with Minister and officials at Secretariat.

The Project is to be implemented by July 31, 2015 and the Project is to be completed by Dec 31, 2015. The Chief Minister asked the officials to work out project-wise details and the financial commitments and capacity of each urban local body, the State share etc. to implement these projects.

The Project Objective is to improve the Basic Urban Infrastructure Services at the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and to enhance the State and local capacity to sustain the improvements.

Total Project Cost is $350 Million (Rs 1670 Crores), total World Bank Financing – $300 Million (Rs.1432 Crores), Government of Andhra Pradesh Share -$19.4 Million (Rs. 93 Crores), ULB Share – $30.6 Million (Rs.146 Crores).

The Sub Projects approved in the 1st Year Procurement Plan are: Palasa Kasibugga Municipality (Srikakulam), Markapur Municipality (Prakasam), Guntur Corporation (Guntur), Malkajgiri Municipality (Ranga Reddy), Armoor Municipality (Nizamabad), Kurnool Corporation (Kurnool), Vijayanagaram Municipality (Vijayanagaram), Kakinada Corporation (East Godavari), Manuguru Municipality (Khammam), Ananthapur Corporation (Ananthapur), Chittoor Municipality (Chittoor), Badvel Municipality (Kadapa)-all Water Supply and Nellore Corporation of Water Supply, Sanitation and Wastewater Management.

The Expected Outcomes are increase in provision of basic services by ULBs like water supply and sewerage system, greater accountability of ULBs to citizens, positive impact of social inclusions by responses under Citizen’s Charters, Improved accounting by timely accurate reporting to and by ULB management, Increased capital expenditure as proportion of total expenditure and Increased tax and revenue collection in more ULBs.

Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MA&UD), Maheedhar Reddy, Secretary, MA&UD, Vijayakumar, Principal Secretary, Finance, Ranjeev Acharya, Secretary to CM, K S Jawahar Reddy, Director (MA&UD),Janardhan Reddy, MD, HMWS&SB, Jagdeesh, Joint Secretary, MA&UD, Jaiswal, Project Director, APMDP, K. Bhasker and other officials attended the meeting.(INN)

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