Evaluation study on rural roads component of Bharat Nirman

The study evaluates the performance of Rural Road component of Bharat Nirman and assesses: the coverage of eligible habitations under rural roads; to examine the implementation process including availability, adequacy and timeliness of funds earmarked for rural roads and role of PRIs; the quality of all weather roads under new connectivity and up gradation; the status of maintenance of all weather roads; the extent to which all weather roads have contributed to economic development of rural economy by connecting farm to markets and services and helped in improving the economic well being of the rural people by increasing access to economic and social services and to identify the constraints, if any, in implementation of the programme and suggest remedial measures for improvement.