Under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), 881 rural road projects of 2,982 km length worth Rs 1,493 crore have been sanctioned to Odisha by the Union government. This was disclosed by the Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh in a letter to the Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
A loan of Rs 64.16 crore to Haryana has been sanctioned by the National Bank for Rural and Agriculture Development (Nabard) Haryana regional office for six rural road projects under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) in 2013-14.
For Haryana, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has extended a loan of Rs 238.65 crore for 21 rural road projects and 14 rural drinking water supply schemes under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF)Â–XIX. According to NABARD, an amount of Rs 221.53 crore has been sanctioned for widening and strengthening of 191.955 km length of rural roads in eight districts like Faridabad, Fatehabad, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Rewari, Rohtak and Yamunanagar in Haryana.
Rural road projects in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) received a grant of Rs 710 crore from the Central Government. The grant would enable completion of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) projects, which are delayed because of issues in land acquisition.