BHUBANESWAR: Odisha – recognised as among the finest performing states within the building of rural roads – has accomplished building of 62,192 km of roads underneath the flagship Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) by the tip of March 31, 2021.
Because the inception of the agricultural infrastructure programme in 2000, the Ministry of Rural Growth has sanctioned 17,350 street initiatives with a size of 70,767 km for the State which has accomplished 15,803 initiatives with a complete size of 62,192 km.
Equally, 626 bridges had been sanctioned over the last 20 years of which 410 have been accomplished. Of the overall street size underneath numerous verticals (PMGSY-I, II, III and RCPLWEA), 8,575 km size is but to be accomplished.
After discount in curve size, change in alignment, building of half size by different companies, the State is required to finish building of the 6,224 km street.
Union Minister of State for MoRD Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti knowledgeable this to the Lok Sabha on Tuesday in response to a query by BJD MP Ramesh Chandra Majhi.
The Union Minister mentioned that 48 street initiatives protecting a size of 486 km and two bridges have been sanctioned underneath the Street Connectivity Undertaking for Left Wing Extremist Areas (PCPLWEA). The State has accomplished building of 20 roads of 245 km size. The 2 bridges have remained incomplete.
The Centre had sanctioned 3,685 km of roads to attach 317 habitations out of which, the State has constructed round 1,850 km offering all-weather connectivity to 269 villages.
Within the present monetary yr, 2,700 km of roads had been sanctioned to attach 326 villages. The achievement up to now is 174 km and the villages related are 139.
Sundown date for PMGSY-I &II is focused as March 2022 whereas for RCPLWEA works, it’s focused as March, 2023 and for PMGSY-III works, the sundown date is March, 2025.
IN LAST 20 YEARS
Sanctioned – 17,350 street initiatives with a size of 70,767 km
Accomplished – 15,803 street initiatives with a size of 62,192 km
Bridge Tasks – 626 bridges sanctioned, 410 accomplished