Provision of Urban Amenities to Rural Areas (PURA)village streets, drainage etc.


Ministry Of Rural Development


This is a plan for holistic and accelerated development of compact areas around a potential growth centre in a Panchayat (or group of Panchayats) through PublicPrivate Partnership (PPP) by providing livelihood opportunities and urban amenities to improve the quality of life in rural areas.

Provision of urban amenities and livelihood opportunities in rural areas to bridge the rural-urban divide thereby reducing the migration from rural to urban areas.

Sponsored By

Central Government of India


To bring urban amenities and opportunities to rural areas and bridge the urban-rural gap


Private developers for people in rural areas



Infrastructure and amenities to be provided, operated & maintained under the PURAproject by the private developer.

Water and sewerage, village streets, drainage, solid waste management, skill development, solar village street lighting, village linked tourism, integrated rural hub, rural market, agribusiness – common service centre and warehousing, and any other rural economy based project.

How To Apply

A Udyami Helpline: Dial 1800-180-6763 [Toll Free Number] for queries relating to this Schemes.

Contact to

  1. To Block Development Officer Or
  2. To District Rural Development Agency at District level all over the country.




Rural Development

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