Giriraj Singh: 7 lakh road constructed under PMGSY in last 6 years

Three lakh kilometers of roads have been constructed beneath the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) within the final six years, compared to 1.88 lakh km between 2009 and 2014, Union Rural Improvement Minister Giriraj Singh stated on Tuesday.

Addressing a gathering after the discharge of rural connectivity GIS information within the public area, Singh stated that for the reason that inception of PMGSY, about 7 lakh km of roads have been constructed, connecting 1.62 lakh habitations throughout the nation.

On the event, the Nationwide Rural Infrastructure Improvement Company (NRIDA), the nodal implementation company of the PMGSY scheme, signed MoU with three GIS companies.

GIS expertise will likely be utilized for the development within the planning and implementation of tasks in India’s rural areas, Singh stated.

He stated the target of the collaboration was to trade the info for higher planning and implementation of each the PMGSY and Gati Shakti.

In a press release, the ministry stated, “The tempo of building of rural roads beneath PMGSY has seen large progress over the last seven years and emphasis has been given to new expertise leading to a saving of about Rs 5,000 crore.”

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