Union Ministry of Rural Development has sanctioned Rs 351,54,61,000 under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) for the state.
Good connectivity for Arunachal Pradesh is a vision-plan of Chief Minister Pema Khandu, especially rural connectivity.
The fund released is the second installment of the annual allocation for the year 2017-18 for Phase-X Batch –II (2013-14)- Rs 243.88075 Cr. and Phase – X Batch –III (2013-14) – Rs 107.66535 Cr.
Chief Minister Pema Khandu extended his sincere gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that his concern for Arunachal Pradesh in terms of connectivity is evident from the positive gesture.
Khandu also thanked the Union Minister for Rural Development Narendra Singh Tomar for taking special care on rural connectivity in Arunachal Pradesh. Khandu assured the Union Government that the funds sanctioned will be judiciously utilised.