Detailed guidelines for financing purchase of buses for urban transport systems under JNNURM
Guidelines announced by the Ministry of Urban Development on funding of buses for urban transport under JNNURM. Under this, one-time assistance will be provided to all mission cities for the purchase of buses for urban transport systems till June 30.
Under the second stimulus package announced by the Government on 2nd Janauary, 2009, it has been stated that "states, as one time measured upto 30.06.2009, will be provided assistance under the JNNURM for the purchase of buses for their urban transport systems. In pursuance of the stimulus package, Additional Central Assistance shall be provided as a one time measure upto 30.06.2009 for procurement of buses for urban transport systems under JNNURM as per the existing procedures and the following guidelines: All JNNURM mission cities will be eligible for Additional Central Assistance for procurement of buses for urban transport. The financing for buses under JNNURM is exclusively for urban transport i.e. city bus service and/or BRTS for the city/urban area for which buses are procured.