Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)

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Prime objective of PMGSY is a centrally sponsored scheme. Rural Road connectivity is the Moto of this scheme. Rural Road connectivity has already been focused under various State and Central sponsored schemes. But still there is a gap prevails in the district. Hence to bridge the gap the Prime Minister announced this special programme.

Tiruvallur District has an area of 3424 Sq.Km. Out of this 5728 Km of Road linkage. 2511 Km is maintained by Local Bodies. District Rural Road Plan is prepared by DRDA and approved by District Programme Implementation Unit

Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana Board

As a major initiative to achieve total connectivity in the rural areas, Government of India have launched a National Rural Roads Programme (NRRP) as a major component of Pradhan Mantri’s Gramodaya Yojana (PMGY) with effect from 2000 – 11.

The Projects under National Rural Roads Programme submitted by DPIU will be scrutinized by the State Level standing committee and send its views to Government of India by grouping specific projects which would cover a block, a group of blocks depending on the magnitude of works involved.