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‘Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana’.
- The Government of India knowing the importance of having roads in good condition in the interior areas started Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana' in 2000.
- Initially, the work of building roads began by linking the villages of population strength upto 1000. In 2001 this programme was merged in Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojana'.
- The roads measuring about 75000 km. were completed till 2005. The purpose of this work was to extend the benefits of country's economic growth to people living in rural areas and to bring transformation in their lives.
- It aimed at providing amenities for good health, education, drinking water, dwellings, roads and electricity
Concept: Transformation in Various Fields - Rural Development Plans
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