NSS volunteers conduct surveys under AMRUT project
The NSS units of Vidya, organised a programme “AMRUT Survey Orientation” in the College on 16 March 2019 to impart ideas and to give instructions about a survey to be conducted as part of the AMRUT Project of Govt of India. As many as 70 NSS volunteers participated in the programme.
Survey at Guruvayur
The NSS unit of Vidya organised the survey under the AMRUT Project in Guruvayur Muncipality on 13 and 16 April 2019. The survey of a total of 40 wards of the Municipality was completed. The main objective of the programme was to survey all the houses in Guruvayur. The focus of the programme was to collect data regarding infrastructure that could ensure adequate robust sewage networks and water supply for urban transformation by implementing urban revival projects in the Municipality.
Survey at Thrissur
The NSS units conducted the Survey in Thrissur Corporation on 14 and 17 April 2019. A total of six wards in the Corporation area was covered during the Survey. had been successfully completed in the survey.
What is AMRUT?
The scheme was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in June 2015 with the focus to establish infrastructure that could ensure adequate robust sewage networks and water supply for urban transformation by implementing urban revival projects. Rajasthan was the first state in the country to submit State Annual Action Plan under AMRUT. Both the schemes “Housing for All by 2022” and “Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation” were launched on the same day. The scheme is dependent with public private partnership model.
The purpose of AMRUT is to (i) ensure that every household has access to a tap with assured supply of water and a sewerage connection; (ii) increase the amenity value of cities by developing greenery and well maintained open spaces (e.g. parks); and (iii) reduce pollution by switching to public transport or constructing facilities for non-motorized transport (e.g. walking and cycling).(Wikipedia)
Images of the orientation programme