Rural Road Connectivity in India

Report Overview:

The 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17) identifies rural connectivity as one of the key priorities to achieve rural poverty alleviation and development. With over 68.8% of the Indian population living in rural areas, rural roads demand attention, not just to achieve intended targets of new road construction but also towards a more sustained connectivity of these roads. In this regard, structuring, prioritizing and consolidating the overall road connectivity, under the PMGSY scheme is an important step towards efficient rural road connectivity