PMGSY: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Phase-III of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) launched

The Union Minister of Rural Development, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare & Panchayati Raj, Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday, 18th December 2019 launched the Phase-III of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) in New Delhi on the sidelines of the National Workshop on PMGSY. The National Workshop was organized by the Ministry of Rural Development. Under ..

Union Rural Development Ministry selects Jammu and Kashmir for National Award

The newly formed Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has achieved the highest road length under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, among all the states and union territories in India. A total of 11,400 Km covering 1,838 habitations have been covered under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana in Jammu and Kashmir. The Union ..

Jammu and Kashmir recieves highest road lenght under PMGSY in 2019

Under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), Jammu and Kashmir have received the highest completed road length of 11,400 km against the total sanctioned length of 19,700 km in 2019. PMGSY with the objective of providing connectivity to rural areas was launched in the year 2000 by then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. A total ..

PMGSY and Rural Employment: World Bank Study

On 10th July, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) headed by the Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi has approved the third phase of the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY-III). PMGSY-III PMGSY-III focuses on the consolidation of 1.25-lakh km of existing rural roads connecting villages to rural agricultural markets, higher secondary schools and hospitals. ..