The Department of Urban Affairs, Government of Kerala, will implement AMRUT in nine cities under the first phase of the mission. According to the state annual action plan (SAAP), a sum of Rs 5.87 billion has been approved for the current fiscal (2015-16). The funds will be spent on undertaking various infrastructure-related projects in Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode, Kannur, Kollam, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Guruvayoor, Palakkad and Alappuzha. Under the SAAP, projects have been approved under five heads: water supply, sewerage and septage management, drainage, urban transport; and green spaces. Following the grant of approval of the SAAP, DPRs will be prepared by the concerned authorities.