Centre grants Rs 273.48 crore to MP, Chhatisgarh under PMGSY

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New Delhi, Apr 2 (UNI) The Ministry of Rural Development has granted Rs. 273.48 crore to the Madhya Pradesh and Chhatisgarh governments under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) during 2007-08.

In case of Madhya Pradesh Rs.173.48 crore are to be given as balance payment of Batch-IV as Grant-in-Aid (Asian Development Bank Assisted Projects) to Madhya Pradesh Rural Roads Development Authority (MPRRDA), an autonomous agency for receiving the funds for PMGSY and a duly registered society under Societies Registration Act, an official release said here today.

For Chhattisgarh Rs.100 crore has been released as part payment of second instalment of Batch-III as of Grant-in-Aid (Asian Development Bank Assisted Projects-RRSIP-III) to Chhattisgarh Rural Roads Development Agency (CRRDA). CRRDA is an autonomous agency for receiving the funds for PMGSY and a duly registered society under Societies Registration Act.

The grant is towards plan expenditure and will accordingly be subject to the conditions laid down from time to time in the guidelines of the PMGSY and supplementary directions there under.

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