The Indian tradition primarily focuses on development of Rural Areas, more so the under developed villages, and thus the JNNURM project is aimed to achieve the redevelopment of various Indian cities...
The condition for eligibility under the scheme is that at least 13 specific reforms are compulsorily achieved by the States and Municipalities so that they become eligible for funds release and in the process a total of 67 cities...
The main components under the scheme are- all urban infrastructure development projects including water supply and sewerage. Finance will be provided for acquiring private land for projects/schemes...
In order to improve the quality of life and the various infrastructures in the cities, the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India introduced the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM) , which involves a total investment plan of more than $20 billion over a period of seven years. The scheme was named after the first Prime Minister of India, Dr. Jawaharlal Nehru and was inaugurated by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on 3 December 2005. This program is mainly to cater to the improvements on quality of life and infrastructure in various cities across the country.
JNNURM is focused to the primary development of Indian urban cities and JNNURM and is mainly aimed at creation of cities which are productive ECONOMICALLY, and basically become more efficient, equally balanced and are more responsive which is achieved through up gradation of the social and economic infrastructures in the cities and also ensure to provide Basic Services to Urban Poor (BSUP) as also to introduce different urban sector reforms, which ultimately should result in fulfilling the requirement of our 74th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1992 viz strengthening the municipal governance across various indian cities.