PM Narendra Modi Visit to Kumaon Uttarakhand Region
2 min read
Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stones of several development projects, and addressed a public meeting here during a one-day visit to the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand.
The PM laid the foundation stone of multiple development projects worth about ₹4200 crore in sectors like rural development, road, power, irrigation, drinking water, horticulture, education, health and disaster management, among others.
The projects that are inaugurated include 76 rural roads and 25 bridges under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY).
About Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)
The Indian Government introduced the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana on December 25, 2000 to provide year-round access to eligible rural communities.
The PMGSY is a 100% centrally sponsored scheme that aims to connect all unconnected habitations in plain areas with a population of 500 or more with all-weather roads, culverts, and drainage structures.
For hilly states (including North-East, Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Uttarakhand), selected tribal and backward districts (identified by the Ministry of Home Affairs), tribal (Schedule V) areas, desert areas (identified in the Desert Development Programme) population of 250 or more is required.
With the trust and confidence that our students have placed in us, the Utkarsh Mobile App has become India’s Best Educational App on the
Google Play Store. We are striving to maintain the legacy by updating unique features in the app for the facility of our aspirants.