A meeting of the monitoring committee of Rae Bareli, chaired by its Lok Sabha member Sonia Gandhi, on Wednesday expressed concern over the Centre's failure to release Rs 61 crore under PM Gramin Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) and decided to write to seek its early disbursal.
The NDA government, which is completing one year in office this month, has asked state governments including those ruled by opposition parties to highlight and "furnish success stories" of all Centrally sponsored flagship programmes, particularly those concerning rural economy, pertaining to this period.
NCP MLA from Arunachal Pradesh
Bamang Felix has urged the Union Rural Development ministry for relaxing the population criteria while implementing schemes under Prime Minister Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) in this land-locked state.
The Union Rural Development
Ministry is considering sanction of the proposals of Arunachal
Pradesh government under the Prime Minister Gram Sadak Yojana
to be implemented in the state during the current fiscal.
Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee
today suggested a dedicated scheme for railways on the lines of PM`s Gramin Sadak Yojana which will help in funding socially desirable projects connecting
backward regions and remote villages.
The Centre Monday accused Bihar government of not implementing Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, a programme dedicated for construction of roads, a charge strongly protested by JD-U and BJP MPs from the state.