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Cabinet extends PM Gram Sadak Yojana beyond 12th plan

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The today gave its approval for continuation of Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) beyond the 12th five-year plan period.

"It will help in connecting 38,412 habitations at an estimated cost of Rs 84,934 crore," an official twitter handle of the government said.

In this, the central government will share Rs 54,900 crore and the states' share is Rs 30,034 crore.

The effort is towards boosting the rural road connectivity, Sitanshu Kar, Director General, PIB said in his tweet.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 16:55 IST