Appendix 14

Poverty Alleviation, Employment Generation and Basic Services Programmes, 2006–07

Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)

The PMGSY, which was launched on 25 December 2000 is a programme to provide road connectivity through good all-weather roads to 1.6 lakh unconnected habitations with a population of 500 persons or more in the rural areas by the end of the Tenth Plan period (2007) at an estimated cost of Rs 60,000 crores. The programme is being executed in all the states and six union territories. Up to December 2006, with cumulative expenditure of Rs 18,281 crores, about 107,569 km of road works has been completed.

Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY)

Indira Awaas Yojana (IAY) aims at providing dwelling units, free of cost, to the poor families ...

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