Policy Briefs & Reports

Budget Brief 2017-18: Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)

Vikram Srinivas, Avani Kapur
Aatmik Gupta

Centre for Policy Research

January 25, 2017

The Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) was launched by the Government of India (GOI) on 25 December, 2000 to provide all-weather road connectivity in rural areas. PMGSY is administered by the Ministry of Rural Development (MORD).

Using government data, this brief reports on PMGSY progress along the following parameters:

Overall trends in allocations and expenditures
Trends in sanction of projects
State-wise progress on road works completed
Overall progress in ensuring rural connectivity