Guwahati, March 1, 2018:
The Union Ministry of Rural Development has sanctioned Rs 706.47 crore for the construction of 43 roads and 15 bridges in Arunachal Pradesh under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY).
In total, 684.46 kilometers of roads and 577 meters of bridges would be constructed from the sanctioned amount covering a huge unconnected habitation.
Chief Minister Pema Khandu assured the Union government that the funds sanctioned will be judiciously utilized and the projects will be completed well in time. The chief minister has also extended his sincere gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi stating 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 keeping his promise and sanctioning critical projects of rural connectivity.