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Uttarakhand ranked best among states in PMGSY: Official

Press Trust of India  |  Dehradun 

has been ranked the best among states in the country for the construction of maximum number of roads under the PMGSY during 2017-2018, an said Friday.

The state constructed a maximum of 1,839 kilometre roads under the against a target of 1,500 km set for the year 2017-18, an release quoting of RuralRoad Development Agency (URRDA) Raghav Langer said.

has also been ranked second for connecting 207 habitations with roads against a target of 172 under the scheme, it said.

handed citations and awards to the of the URRDA in recognition of the state's achievement at a function in on September 11, the release said.

has congratulated the officers and employees of the departments concerned for the achievement, saying working with a team spirit like this will take the state to new heights of development.

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First Published: Fri, September 14 2018. 17:25 IST