In order to empower people to guide the growth process, Government has initiated the concept of ATVT–a sub district citizen centric approach where governance and development is facilitated at the grassroot level. Every taluka in Gujarat will be empowered to provide a local platform for driving double digit growth and social development. It provides a new model of growth based on grass root planning and consent from the people rather than control of the government.
Therefore "Aapno Taluko Vibrant Taluko - (ATVT)" is introduced for 4 years. The scheme would provide basic amenities at the village level viz., internal village roads, sewage disposal system, drinking water and solid waste disposal system. One fourth (1/4) of the villages to be taken every year. For this purpose, Government has provided of Rs. 37,525.00 lakh for the year of 2011-12 and Rs. 40,325.00 lakh for the year 2012-13. Rs. 420.00 Crores For the year of 2013-14, out of which Rs. 420.00 Crores has been already disbursed while Rs. 18.00 Crores has been kept for the newly earmarked Districts and Talukas.