It aims at integrated development of slums through projects for providing shelter, basic services and other related civic amenities with a view to providing utilities to the urban poor.

It has two components – Basic Services for Urban poor (BSUP) and Integrated Housing and Slum Development Programme (IHSDP).

Cities identified based on urban population (Census 2001), cultural and tourist importance was covered under BSUP and the remaining cities were covered under IHSDP

Reforms taken under JNNURM

  1. Earmarking of 25% of municipal budget for the urban poor for provision of basic services including affordable housing to the urban poor.
  1. Implementation of 7- Point Charter, namely provision of land tenure, affordable housing, water, sanitation, education, health and social security to the poor in a time-bound manner ensuring convergence with other programmes.
  2. Reservation of 25% of developed land in all housing projects, public or private, critical
    for slum improvement.