SRINAGAR: Around 1800 land compensation cases are pending with the land collectors across the State.

Due to the delay in the disposal of cases the compensation has remained withheld to the beneficiaries and some of them have approached to the court for the redressal of their grievances. The land compensation cases are pending in departments of Roads and Bridges (R&B), Irrigation and Flood Control, Public Health Engineering, Education and Health.

The State Government has set a target to construct 3,000 km. of rural roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) during the current financial year when the demand is three times more.

Unhappy over the Planning Commission attempt to convert flagship schemes of the Union Ministry for Rural Development from Centrally-sponsored schemes to additional Central assistance schemes, Minis

A grant of Rs 36.34 crore has been sanctioned for developing infrastructure in nine talukas of the district under 'Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana' (PMGSY), Maharashtra PWD Minister Chhagan Bhujba

GUWAHATI, Oct 10 – The Assam Public Works Roads Department (PWRD) today launched a ‘Green Roads Mission’ for the State in association with Central Road Research Institute, New Delhi, and Bitchem As

Giving itself discretionary powers on release funds to States under various Central schemes, the Planning Commission has decided to restructure 16 Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) into Additional Central Assistance (ACA) Schemes. The new funding pattern will be effective from 2013-14.

While restructuring the CSSs will give more flexibility to the States to utilise the funds, it will also give the Planning Commission absolute control over the quantity of money to be released. CSS funds are routed through the Ministries, but once the new system is in place as many as 11 ministries will lose monetary control over their ambitious schemes.

The State Government has set a target to complete at least 500 out of the 823 road projects sanctioned by the Centre under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) on September 12.

Dhubri, Sept. 28: Erosion during the third wave of floods in lower Assam has not only caused widespread damage to rural infrastructure but is also threatening border roads and fences.

Bhubaneswar: In a letter to chief minister Naveen Patnaik over Rs 1498 crore fund sanctioned for rural roads, Union rural development minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday countered the charge of stat

‘According to a report, the construction of the 2.5 km long road from Kalinagar to Niz Fulbari (Sealtek) Tarinipur of package no AS-03-63 that has tender value of Rs 1 crore 3 lakhs 88 thousand has been completed up to 65 per cent’

SILCHAR: People of Katigorah constituency alleged irregularities and anomalies in the construction of roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) with particular reference, among others, to Kalinagar to Niz Fulbari (Sealtek) Tarinipur and Siddipur to Mohanpur.