Green light for rural roads

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the third phase of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY-III) under which 1.25 lakh km of roads in rural areas will be upgraded at an estimated cost of Rs. 80,250 crore by 2024-25. “This would facilitate easy and faster movement to and from Gramin Agricultural Markets (GrAMs), higher secondary schools and hospitals,” an official statement said.

Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/green-light-for-rural-roads/article28365744.ece

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