Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission aims at reform driven integrated and planned development of cities with efficiency in urban infrastructure and service delivery mechanisms, provision of basic services including improved housing to urban poor, community participation and accountability of urban local bodies towards citizens. Its two component Basic Services to the Urban Poor (BSUP) and integrated housing and Slum Development Programme (IHSDP) focused on improving the living conditions of the slum populations. These projects are aimed at integrated development of slums for providing shelter, basic services and other related civic amenities to the urban poor. Both have housing component along with infrastructure facilities.
Kudumbashree is the State Level Nodal Agency for the programme. 53 IHSDP projects worth Rs 273.305 crore in 45 Municipalities and 7 BSUP projects worth Rs250 crore in 2 Municipal Corporations are operational in the state. For getting assistance under the programme the ULBs have to prepare Detailed Project Report and submit to Govt. of India.