Chief minister Vasundhara Raje has sanctioned Rs 4,200 crore for the fourth phase of Rajasthan Urban Infrastructure Development Project (RUIDP).
Principal secretary (urban development and housing department) Manjeet Singh said the chief minister has sanctioned the amount for the project which will be implemented in 37 cities of Rajasthan. Under the project, Rs 3,000 crore will be spent on water supply, sewerage, sanitation, heritage conservation and beautification of 27 cities having population from 50,000 to one lakh.
Chomu, Jalore, Sardarshehar, Barmer, Jaisalmer, Jhalawar-Jhalarapatan, Karauli, Rajsamand, Dausa, Abu, Badi Sadri, Balotara, Fatehpur Sikri are some cities to be benefitted by the project. Similarly, Rs 1,000 crore will be spent on 10 heritage cities including Bandikui, Deeg, Dungarpur, Jobner, Khetri, Kama, Mandawa, Pilibanga, Sambhar-Phulera and Nawalgarh.
Singh said the work plan under RUIDP will be approved in the year 2016-17 and work will be started in the year 2017-18. Loan will be taken from Asian Development Bank to execute the projects.