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Enhanced Per Capita Investment, capacities of cities driving urban transformation, Says UD Minister


More than threefold increase in investments, Per Capita spending, Central Assistance and substantially enhanced  capacities of city governments under the new urban missions launched during the last three years is driving the much needed urban transformation in the country, said Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu, Minister of Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation.

Briefing media on the urban sector initiatives of the Government here today, Shri Naidu said that a rule based framework has been introduced to ensure objective selection of cities and allocation of central funds without any discretion and discrimination and the same has been followed in getting unauthorized occupants of government houses evicted.