The Ministry for Rural Development has built over 20,000 km of roads adopting environment-friendly measures in the past four years as part of government’s rural road development scheme, reports Hindustan Times.
The Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) is a nationwide plan to provide all-weather road connectivity to unconnected and under-connected villages. Official statistics says that 5,62,047 km of new and improved rural road network has been created.
“For the last few years, our focus to using green and environment-friendly technologies has been yielding better results. We have completed 20,733 Km of roads using green methods, ”Rural Development Secretary Amarjeet Sinha was quoted saying. Read more
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