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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Rural Development
DEPARTMENT OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT

RAJYASABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.563
TO BE ANSWERED ON 02.03.2010
Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) in Karnataka

 

563      SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:
Will the Minister of RURAL DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:
(a)         the length of roads constructed in Karnataka during the last three years ending 3151 December, 2009 and the expenditure incurred thereon under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), year-wise; and
(b)         the length of roads likely to be constructed and expenditure proposed to be incurred under the scheme in the State for the next two years?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT
(SHRI PRADEEP JAIN 'ADITYA')

(a)       Year-wise road length constructed and expenditure incurred under Pradhan Mantri Gram
Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) in the State of Karnataka during the three years is as under:-

S.No.

Year

       Road length constructed            (in km)

             Expenditure incurred               (Rs. in crore)

l.

2007
(January, 2007 to
December, 2007)

696.21

280.26

2.

2008
(January, 2008 to
December, 2008)

1.879.74

407.75

3.

2009
(January, 2009 to
December, 2009)

2,828.56

942.80

(b) Funds are released to the State Government keeping in view sanctions based on recommendation of Empowered Committee and actual utilization depends upon progress of works.