Maharashtra to spend Rs 16.22 billion on infrastructure in Tier II cities

The Maharashtra government has sanctioned a Rs 16.22 billion plan for developing infrastructure in 28 Tier II cities. Under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation and Nagar Utthan schemes, projects for water supply, sewerage treatment and sewerage lines have been sanctioned. These include a Rs 136.3 million water supply project in Ambernath and a similar Rs 177.7 million project in Badalpur-Kulgaon. Water supply projects will also be taken up in Ichalkaranji, Akola, Yavatmal and Lonavla. Among other projects that have been approved are a flyover in Malegaon and an underground sewage network in Roha.