Additional Chief Secretary Rural Development Manoj Kumar Singh said that out of this budget, the Union Ministry of Rural Development will provide an amount of Rs 2534.81 crore, while 1690.46 crore will be the state. Under PMGSY-3, the rural roads will be upgraded to 3.75 meters and widened to 5.50 meters. In addition, 300 roads of 2430.12 km length will be built with new technology (Full Depth Reclamation). By this technique, the road will be constructed using cement with the material present on the route. It will cost about 3063.12 crore.
Road will be built with FDR technology
Their age also increases as the roads constructed with FDR technology become stronger. In this new technology, the ballast etc. already used in the road is used again. Which saves time and reduces costs.Construction will start from February
ACS Rural Development Manoj Singh further states that preparations for the construction of roads have been completed by the Uttar Pradesh Rural Road Development Agency. Soon the tender process of these roads will be started and construction work will be started from February next month. Recently, after the consent of the District Panchayat and MPs, the roads whose construction was sent to the Union Ministry of Rural Development. The Government of India has been approved with pleasure on it. Approval of this project is a major achievement for the state. With this, the network of rural roads of UP will be greatly strengthened and there will be an increase in traffic facilities in remote rural areas.
Special preference for college, mandi, hospital in road selection
He informed that under PMGSY-3 marks were selected on public facilities for the selection of roads, on the same basis online roads have been selected. Special preference has been given to Agriculture Market, Primary Health Center, Primary School and Girls Inter College in the selection of roads. According to ACS Rural Development Manoj Singh, under PMGSY-1 (2000-2013), a road of 49315.91 km in rural areas of the state at a cost of 12946.24 crore and work of 7508.67 km under PMGSY-2 (2014-2019) at a cost of 3952.85 crore. Was completed by Currently, not only has more work been approved than before, but more budget has also been given for it.
Tender process of approved roads under PMGSY-3 will be done through e-tender and quality and complete transparency will be taken in the work. Due to which the quality of these roads will also be regularly checked by State Quality Monitors and Engineers.