Swarnim Jayanti Mukhyamantri Shaheri Vikas Yojana, inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, on the 50th anniversary of Gujarat’s formation, has resulted in an enhancement of the urban infrastructure and services
The Chief Minister’s decision to prolong the program for an additional three years, spanning from 2024-25 to 2026-27, is a reflection of its widespread success and strong support from the public
Rs. 57,000 crore has been reserved in the Swarnim Jayanti Mukhyamantri Shaheri Vikas Yojana to fund a range of projects aimed at enhancing the physical, social, and infrastructural development in cities and towns
Up to this point, 2.84 lakh projects, with a total value of Rs 48 thousand crore, have been approved
Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel has extended the Swarnim Jayanti Mukhyamantri Shaheri Vikas Yojana for an additional three years, taking a significant step to advance urban development and improve the well-being of citizens.
In 2009-10, (as the Chief Minister at the time), Hon’ble PM Shri Narendra Modi initiated the Swarnim Jayanti Mukhyamantri Shaheri Vikas Yojana to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Gujarat’s establishment. The primary objective of the scheme was to address the growing urbanization in the state by meeting the infrastructure requirements of its residents.
This program extends grants to cities and towns for a range of physical infrastructure projects, including stormwater drainage, water conservation and lake beautification initiatives, urban roadworks, water supply, sewerage systems, and street lighting projects.
Furthermore, social infrastructure facilities including urban health centres, hospitals, anganwadis, libraries, and sports complexes have also been included in the scope of the project.
Within the Urban Mobility segment of the Swarnim Jayanti Mukhyamantri Shaheri Vikas Yojana, a variety of projects will be initiated, including urban bus services, traffic management, railway overbridges, underpasses, ring roads, flyovers, and subways.
The scheme will also encompass a range of projects, including heritage and tourism initiatives, exhibition halls, Panchshakti-themed traffic islands, riverfront development, water bodies enhancement, landscaping, science centres, planetariums, museums, amphitheatres, and various other ventures that contribute to crafting a unique identity for the city.
For the approval of more than 2,84,000 projects in cities and towns, the state government has allocated Rs. 48,736 crore
This flagship scheme has been sanctioned a budget of 57,000 crore rupees till now.
Given the substantial public support and the scheme’s vital contributions to urban well-being initiatives, Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel has made a significant decision to extend this program for an additional three years. Hence The Swarnim Jayanti Mukhyamantri Shaheri Vikas Yojana will now be in effect from 2024-25 to 2026-27.
Source: Information Department, Gujarat