Oct. 13, 2021

The Union Cabinet approved the continuation of Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) till 2025-26.


  • It’s focus will be on sustainability of Open Defecation Free (ODF) outcomes, achieving scientific processing of Solid Waste in all cities, and managing Wastewater in cities with less than 1 lakh population in Census 2011 [cities not covered under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT)].

  • A financial outlay of ₹1,41,600 crores has been finalized for SBM-U 2.0, including central share of ₹36,465 for the period 2021-22 to 2025-26 which is over 2.5 times the financial outlay of ₹62,009 crores in the last phase of the Mission.

Fund sharing pattern between Centre and States is as follows:

  • Cities with million plus population: 25:75

  • Cities with population between 1-10 lakhs: 33:67

  • Cities with less than one lakh population: 50:50

  • Union territories without legislature: 100:0

  • Union territories with legislature: 80:20

Source : PIB