Govt. Provides Grant-in-Aid for Construction of Roads

June 26, 2009

India’s Ministry of Rural Development has released funds of Rs.54.48 crores to assist in the construction all-weather roads in Arunachal Pradesh. Via the PMGSY scheme, the grant-in-aid will assist with the following projects:

(1) provision of road connectivity in rural areas, where there is a population of at least 500 people; and

(2) provision of road connectivity in hill states, tribal areas and desert areas, where there is a population of at least 250 people.

The PMGSY scheme was launched in December 2000, and aims provide all-weather roads to unconnected habitations in India’s rural areas.

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