Which year is the new deadline to for completion of rural connectivity through all- weather roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)?
Recently, the Union Government has reduced the deadline for completion of flagship Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) for rural connectivity through all- weather roads from 2022 to 2019. The annual allocation of the Central release for PMGSY works during year 2015-16 also has been increased by 5,000 crore rupees. With this, the total Central allocation to states under PMGSY would now be 15,100 crore rupees. PMGSY was launched in year 2000 as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme.