Investments worth over Rs 4 lakh crore have been approved for improving urban infrastructure in the three years of the Modi government, Union minister, M. Venkaiah Naidu said. Cities competing with each other holds promise for better living, he said.
Mr. Naidu said that 500 cities under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) and 98 smart cities had approved five-year action plans for improving urban infrastructure.
The minister said the Modi government had “unified the people more than ever before” in nation building. By empowering different sections of society, he said that a strong foundation had been laid for making a “new India of the hopes and aspirations of all the people”.
He added that with the belief in self and leadership restored, India set to scale new heights.
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