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All villages to be linked by roads by 2019: Union Minister

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

The Centre is making efforts to connect all villages through a by next year as part of the 'Pradhan Gram Sadak Yojna', said Union Minister today.

"Earlier, the target to compete these works was 2022 but it has been advanced to 2019," the of State for Rural Development told

The Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) was launched by the to provide connectivity to unconnected habitations as part of a poverty reduction strategy.

Earlier, Yadav inaugurated a training programme on 'financing small enterprises for rural development' at the and Panchayati Raj (NIRD&PR) here.

Thirty-five delegates from Bangladesh, India, and are participating in the five-day programme.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 20:15 IST