Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana: In a major developmental boost for road connectivity around villages, PM Modi-led Cabinet has approved the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana-III (PMGSY-III).
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the launch of PMGSY-III which will involve consolidation of routes and major rural links connecting habitations through Gramin Agricultural Markets (GrAMs), higher secondary schools as well as hospitals. Under the PMGSY-III, it has been proposed to consolidate 1,25,000 km road length across the various states of the country. The scheme aims to give a major developmental boost to unconnected villages and its habitation routes.
The duration of the projects’ implementation is 2019-2020 to 2024-2025. According to the Cabinet decision, some of the prominent features of the PMGSY-III scheme are as follows Read More
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