Centre sanctions 50,000 additional houses to state this year

Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh on Friday said, implementation of the Indira Awas Yojana, a housing scheme, was very poor in the state during the BJP regime.

Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has assured Arunachal Pradesh to consider more projects under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) to increase connectivity in this land–locked St

Odisha will have an entitlement for 3,760 kilometres of roads in rural areas under the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)-II, which was approved by the Union Cabinet on May 1.

SHILLONG: Union Minister for Rural Development, Jairam Ramesh, has cleared a new set of PMGSY works in Meghalaya including 75 roads covering a length of 267 km and three bridges at the cost of Rs 231 crore.

The Union Minister, however, said that the State Government would have to fulfill certain conditions before commencing the tender process.

SHILLONG: The Union Ministry of Rural Development recently approved an amount of Rs 231 crore for 75 road projects proposed to be implemented in Meghalaya under Phase VII of the Pradhan Mantri Graham Sadak Yojana (PMGSY).

A senior government official on Monday informed that the funds were approved during a recent meeting of the Empowered Committee in New Delhi. “We are proposing to cover a total road length of 267 km under Phase VII. We are awaiting the sanction of the funds,” the official said. He also informed that the State Government is currently preparing the DPRs for black topping of various kutcha roads under PMGSY.

BHUBANESWAR: The state government is targeting to spend Rs 2,000 crore under the centrally-sponsored Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) in 2013-14. About 5,000 km of roads has been planned to be constructed.

As per the new plan, hamlets having more than 250 population in 18 identified Integrated Action Plan (IAP) districts in Odisha will be connected with PMGSY roads. Similarly, in non-IAP villages, villages having more than 500 population will be connected with permanent PMGSY roads.

As many as 125 projects taken up in Jammu and Kashmir under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, the Centrally-funded scheme for expansion of rural road network, are awaiting clearances by the forest

The report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), which was tabled in the Vidhan Sabha today, points out lacunae in the execution of works under the Pradhan Mantri Grameen Sadak Yojna.

JAMMU: Minister for R&B Abdul Majid Wani today said that recently the Central Government has given nod for connecting 1100 habitations under PMGSY in the State.

He was replying to a question of Javid Ahmad Rana regarding road connectivity in district Poonch. The Minister said that road connectivity in hilly and remote areas has been given top priority by the Government and several schemes under NABARD, PMGSY, State Plan and bad pockets in district Poonch are under execution and many of them have been completed.

The government in its Budget has largely maintained its social sector spending at the same level.