Pradhan Mantri Gram Parivahan Yojana Scheme


Pradhan Mantri Gram Parivahan Yojana Scheme

The new scheme launched by Indian government Pradhan Mantri Gram Parivahan Yojana is about connecting rural villages of India by roadways. Proper roads or any other way of transportation will be the strong initiatives for development. On knowing this fact, current NDA government approved this wonder scheme to get rural villages connected with new roads. In fact, still there are many rural villages of India don’t have proper transportation medium because of not having roads.

Yojana Name Pradhan Mantri Gram Parivahan Yojana
Launched Day 2000
Government Central/ NDA
Started By Union transports Minister
Focus Area Ruler Transport
First Announced By Atal bihari Vajpayee
Country India
First Launched Area Maharashtra By Nitin Gadkari

Pradhan Mantri Gram Parivahan Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Gram Parivahan Yojana Main Features

  • Pradhan Mantri Gram Parivahan Yojana is rural transport program that offers transportation amenities in distant areas.
  • Further, it provides employment and basic income for the locals of the area or village. Initially, the scheme will take off from Bilaspur district in Chhattisgarh and then it will cover approximately 20 locations of the North-eastern states.
  • Very famous rural vehicles will be sold at a sponsored rate under this scheme. Passenger vehicles which can put up 10 to 12 people can obtain subsidy of 30 to 35%.
  • These kinds of vehicles are mainly used to unite distant villages. The neighbors can purchase these transports at the subsided costs and then utilize it commercially.
  • The Government will choose tribal, women self-help associations and BPL families for operating these transport services successfully. Around 80000 commercial vehicles will be offered in the countryside regions.

Objective Of Pradhan Mantri Gram Parivahan Yojana

The Pradhan Mantri Gram Parivahan Yojana has been introduced to complement the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana which was launched in 2000. The main aim of the scheme is to offer connectivity by roads to all the villages that stayed separated until then. The Gram Sadak yojana was launched by former prime minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee in order to overcome the lack of transformational facilities on rural villages across the nation. Now, Gram Sadak Yojana has been renovated by included many features and added funds, current NDA government approved PMGPY to provide better roads and transportations along by offering employments for rural youths across the nation.

Facility & Benefits Under Pradhan Mantri Gram Parivahan Yojana 

  • The launch of PMGPY scheme will be of great advantage to most of the people, especially children and women who survive in distant locations.
  • Lack of transportation may leads to face lot of issues when travelling to school, work or other places. But with the launch of this plan, travel is turn out to be an easy thing as because of the introduction of public vehicles.
  • Locals of the remote areas can purchase public vehicles at low cost prices and it is another benefit of this transport scheme. Women BPL family members can get employment and income under this scheme.
S.No All you need to know about Pradhan Mantri Gram Parivahan Yojana Detailed Information
1 Highlights of Pradhan Mantri Gram Parivahan Yojana The all new PMGPY (Pradhan Mantri Gram Parivahan Yojana) is to lay new roads which connect interior rural parts of India and to generate employments for rural people.
2 Necessity of Launching Gram Parivahan Yojana Since, transportation lays strong foundation for development. Government had taken initiatives to form new roads to villages which haven’t been connected so far.
3 Is there any other scheme or yojana launched before just like this Gram Parivahan Yojana? Yes! Few years back government launched Gram Sadak Yojana to built roads. Now under this new scheme Gram Parivahan Yojana which can be named as up-gradation of Gram Sadak Yojana offers various benefits for villagers, farmers and especially school going kids with more investment the previous scheme.
4 Experts View on this Scheme As per the thoughts of economists and NGO’S across the nation, it is a good sign for rural India’s development. At the same time proper guidelines and governance should be followed and provided in order to ensure scheme reaches the goal.

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