Basic Services for Urban Poor (BSUP)

About BSUP

Need for Sub-Mission on Basic Services to the Urban Poor (BSUP) under Jawahar Lal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM). As per 2001 population census, 285.35 million people reside in urban areas. It constitutes 27.8% of the total population of the country. The ever increasing number of slum dwellers causes tremendous pressure on urban basic services and infrastructure.    

Guidelines for Basic Services to the Urban Poor (BSUP) Focused attention to integrated development of Basic Services to the Urban Poor in the cities covered under the Mission.  Provision of Basic Services to Urban Poor including security of tenure at affordable prices, improved housing, water supply, sanitation and ensuring delivery through convergence of other already existing universal services of the Government for education, health and social security. Care will be taken to see that the urban poor are provided housing near their place of occupation.

Admissible components:- i. Integrated development of slums, i.e., housing and development of infrastructure projects in the slums in the identified cities. ii. Projects involving development/improvement/maintenance of basic services to the urban poor. iii. Slum improvement and rehabilitation projects. iv. Projects on water supply/sewerage/drainage, community toilets/baths, etc. v. Houses at affordable costs for slum dwellers/ urban poor/EWS/LIG categories. 4 Guidelines for Basic Services to the Urban Poor (BSUP) vi. Construction and improvements of drains/storm water drains. vii. Environmental improvement of slums and solid waste management. viii. Street lighting. ix. Civic amenities, like, community halls, child care centers, etc. x. Operation and maintenance of assets created under this component. xi. Convergence of health, education and social security schemes for the urban poor .

Jaipur and Ajmer city covered in this project.  The sanction project completed and shifting process in progress.