GUWAHATI : An effort on the part of the Public Works Department (PWD) of Assam to get funds from the World Bank for the development of the State’s road connectivity has finally paid dividends. The World Bank has already sanctioned the funds to the State PWD.

The funds of the World Bank will be used to build 1000-km of new roads in the State. In the first phase, Rs 1950-crore has been sanctioned for building 500-km of roads in different parts of the State.