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

By Vikram Srinivas, Avani Kapur, and Yamini Aiyar
25 January 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