URBAN 2020, the scheme which aims at preparing good quality detailed project reports for civic bodies was launched by the Chief Minister of Kerala, Shri. Oommen Chandy on 15th October 2014. This scheme is meant to give professional and financial support to the Urban Local bodies in Kerala for preparing quality project reports for addressing urban infrastructure gaps.
The scheme will also help Urban Local Bodies to source financial assistance from programs offered by the Government of India, International Funding Agencies, and State Government or taking up projects on Public Private Partnership (PPP). Under this scheme, KSUDP has made available the best resources in the country to support Urban Local Bodies for project preparation. A sum of Rs.30 crore had been earmarked for preparing detailed project reports for schemes worth Rs.5,000 crore in a year.