July 11, 2019

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the launch of the third phase of the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY-III).


  • Length covered: Under the PMGSY-III Scheme, it is proposed to consolidate 1,25,000 Km road length in the States.

  • Strategy: PMGSY-III involves consolidation of through routes and major rural links connecting habitations to Gramin Agricultural markets (GrAMs), higher secondary schools and hospitals.

  • Financial Implications: It will entail an estimated cost of Rs 80,250 crore. The funds would be shared in the ratio of 60:40 between the Centre and State for all States except for 8 North Eastern and 3 Himalayan States for which it is 90:10.

  • Implementation period: 2019-20 to 2024-25.

Source : PIB