Ministry of Rural Development


Posted On: 13 DEC 2018 5:49PM by PIB Delhi

The average length of road in kilometers constructed per day under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) during the last two years and the current financial year, State/UT-wise are given in Annexure-I.

The roads sanctioned under PMGSY is as per the specifications for rural roads developed by Indian Road Congress (IRC) and also the standard prescribed in Rural Roads Manual IRC-SP:20, published by IRC. At the time of execution, three tier quality check system is adopted to ensure that the roads are being constructed as per prescribed standard.

The unit for PMGSY programme is a Habitation. As reported by the State Government, out of 1,78,184 eligible unconnected habitations, 1,58,013 habitations have been sanctioned by the Ministry and 1,44,398 habitations have already been provided connectivity. Further, States have provided connectivity to 16,310 habitations under their own schemes. The State/UT-wise details are given in Annexure-II.

The Ministry of Rural Development has taken a number of initiatives to meet the challenges faced Central Public Sector Undertakings (CPSUs) in some States to augment execution capacity, contractor’s Outreach Programmes in States to attract the Contractors in the implementation of the Programme. Further, the progress of implementation of PMGSY is regularly reviewed by way of Regional Review Meetings (RRMs), Performance Review Committee (PRC) Meetingsby the States in implementation of PMGSY Scheme; like engagement of Pre-Empowered/Empowered Committee Meetings with the States. At District level, the District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (Disha) headed by Member of Parliament (LS) monitors the implementation of various schemes of Government of India including PMGSY. In addition to this, special review meetings are also held by Secretary/ Joint Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development with Chief Secretaries/Principal Secretaries of the States.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Rural Development, Shri Ram Kripal Yadav today in Lok Sabha.


Source: PIB

Post a Comment

Previous Post Next Post