Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana Current Affairs - 2020

Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana: Coir Geo Textiles approved for rural road construction

Under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, the Coir Geo Textiles are to be used in rural road development. This is to be done by the National Rural Infrastructure Development Agency. Coir Geotextiles They are made of coir and last up to 3 to 5 years. The coir geotextiles degrades into humus. This enriches the Read More…

GoI boosts Rural Development schemes

On April 24, 2020, the Union Minister of Agriculture and Family Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar held video conference with State rural development ministers. During the meet, the minister shared plan of GoI to boost rural development scheme Highlights The following schemes are to be boosted under rural development programme Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Read More…

“Global Investor Summit” for the first time in Jammu and Kashmir; Road Shows to attract investments

The Government of India is making preparation in full swing for the Global Investors Summit to be held in Jammu and Kashmir in April 2020. Highlights In order to increase the number of investments roadshows are to be conducted from February 17, 2020. The roadshows are to be held in Kolkata, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai, Ahmedabad Read More…

Phase III of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana launched

On December 18, 2019, Union Minister of Rural Development, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar launched the third phase of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana. Highlights The third phase aims at consolidation of 1,25,000 km of connectivity that primarily aiming at rural links connecting Gramin Agricultural Markets. The funding pattern is set between Read More…

J&K achieves highest road length in country under PMGSY in 2019

During the current fiscal year so far, the Jammu and Kashmir has achieved the highest road length in country under Centre’s rural roads’ programme of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), a centrally-sponsored scheme under the Union Ministry of Rural Development. This significant accomplishment involves completion of around 11,400 kilometres of different road projects covering Read More…