Union Rural Development Ministry selected UT of J&K for National award

Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has been selected for the national award by Union Rural Development Ministry for best performance in the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY). Union Rural Development Ministry has sanctioned 147 Road and Bridge projects under PMGSY-II covering a length of 783.88 kilometres at an estimated cost of 878.53 crore rupees for Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. The entire road length has been sanctioned for up-gradation of existing road infrastructure with 10-year maintenance.

Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS SO 2019:

  • Lt. Governor of Jammu and Kashmir: Girish Chandra Murmu.

Source: The News on AIR

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