Rs.13.35 crore for Bihar rural roads
The Ministry Of Rural Development has released grant in aid worth Rs13, 35,48,000/- to the National Projects Construction Corporation Ltd (NPCC) for construction of rural roads in Bihar under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY).
The sum is towards as the agency fees for construction of rural roads in Bihar. NPCC is one of the nodal agencies for the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) in Bihar subsequent to a tripartite agreement between NPCC , Bihar State Rural Development Department and the Union Ministry Of Rural Development.
Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana is a 100 % centrally sponsored scheme to provide road connectivity in the rural areas of the country. PMGSY envisages connectivity to all habitations with a population of 500 persons and above in the rural areas and about 250 persons and above in respect of the hill states, tribal areas and desert areas through good and all weather roads.