Tag: Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana

Odisha BPL data in Parliament triggers confusion over beneficiaries

Bhubaneswar: While the Odisha government has been identifying beneficiaries for various centrally sponsored schemes based on Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC), 2011 the data presented by Union Rural Development minister in Parliament on number of people Below Poverty Line (BPL) in the state has stoked confusion over which one of aforementioned lists shall be […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Odisha targets construction of 5864 km PMGSY roads in current fiscal

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to complete construction of 5864 km of roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) in 2016-17 fiscal. A decision to this effect was taken at a high level review meeting presided over by chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi at the State Secretariat here today. The chief secretary asked […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
BJP, BJD vie to take credit for road projects

Bhubaneswar/Keonjhar/Baripada: With 2019 general elections around the corner, political parties are leaving no stone unturned to win people’s trust. A case in point is the on-going tussle in Odisha between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) to reap political benefits over the road projects by claiming credit for the infrastructure […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Odisha targets to complete 3,500 km rural roads by March

Bhubaneswar: Odisha, which is at the top of the list of states for implementation of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), has set a target to complete 3,500 kilometre roads by March end, a top official said. So far, Odisha has constructed 43,222 km roads at an investment of Rs 18,624 crore under PMGSY which […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Maoists torch vehicles engaged in road construction in Bhawanipatna

Vehicles and machines of a private company engaged in construction of a road under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana were torched today allegedly by Maoists in Kalahandi district

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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Centre approves construction of roads in Odisha

The Centre has approved the Odisha government's proposal for constructing 788 roads covering 2,740 km and 17 bridges in the Integrated Action Plan and cyclone-affected districts under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Odisha achieves 2nd position in rural connectivity

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has achieved second position in the country for construction of 5796 kilometre rural roads under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) during the year 2016-17. Second position in providing road connectivity to 1685 rural habitats and for construction of 562 kilometre rural roads by using green technology has also been achieved by […]

  • Thursday, 03 June 2021
Naveen Patnaik's focus on 5T in Odisha
CM Naveen Patnaik's mix reaction to Union Budget

Bhubaneswar: State Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik gave a mixed reaction to the Union Budget 2019-20 which was tabled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Parliament on Friday. Patnaik welcomed the medium to long-term vision of the Union government while he expressed concern over some issues. “The Union Budget 2019-20 speaks of medium to long-term […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Substandard Road Work Fumes Khurda Locals

Khurda: Residents of Damiabarbara village under Banapur block in Khurda district have expressed their resentment over the alleged irregularities in construction of a road in the area. A six-kilometre road between Bhatapada and Damiabarbara is being constructed by a private firm under the Pradhan Mantri Gram SadakYojana with an estimated cost of Rs 3.3 Crore. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
‘62 PMGSY Projects Shelved In Odisha Due To Land & Legal Hurdles’

Bhubaneswar: As many as 62 projects have been dropped from the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) due to land acquisition and other legal hurdles in Odisha. As a result, the State will stand to lose central funds to the tune of Rs 45 crore. As per reports, these projects under the Rural Development department […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021