The formidable Good Cities Mission mission was launched on June 25, 2015 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It envisaged creation of 100 ‘good cities’ over a interval of 5 years, i.e. until 2020.
The target of the scheme was to advertise cities that present core infrastructure and provides an honest high quality of life to its residents, a clear and sustainable surroundings and software of ‘good’ options.
The ‘good metropolis’ proposal included core-infrastructure components comparable to assured water provide, electrical energy provide, sanitation and strong waste administration, environment friendly mobility and public transport, reasonably priced housing, security and safety, well being and training.
To realize these targets, a number of tasks for the chosen cities have been envisaged which might allow them to attain the tag of ‘good cities’ on the finish of the mission.
Nevertheless greater than 5 years down the road, as on January 31, 2021, the Good Cities Mission has managed to finish solely 17 per cent of complete price of tasks sanctioned below it.
In response to information supplied by the Ministry of City Growth, until January 31, 2021, out of the overall proposed tasks price Rs 2,05,018 crore (as per the authorised good cities proposals), solely tasks price Rs 35,457 crore or solely 17 per cent of the overall price of tasks have been accomplished.
Beneath the Good Cities Mission, 5,422 tasks price Rs 1,76,911 crore (86 per cent of the overall quantity of Rs 2,05,018 crore) have been tendered. Out of those, work orders had been issued for 4,636 tasks price Rs 1,41,857 crore.
Out of those too, work has been accomplished solely in 2,189 tasks price Rs 35,457 crore.