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38 Years and Counting: A Village Waits for a Road to be Rebuilt

 
/ September 12, 2018

Four decades have passed since waterlogging destroyed the only road out of Inayatpur, but the government has not implemented any rural development scheme to rebuild it yet.

Nashik Villagers Urge For A Good Road

 
/ August 1, 2016

While the city of Nashik is vigorously contesting to become a Smart City, Swapnil Shinde, a primary school of Nashik district walks and stumbles on a dirt road to reach the main road, from where he goes to school which is 12 km away from his village. “Since 2007, we...

Success: Community Gets a Road Back on Track!

 
/ July 20, 2014

The Prime Ministerโ€™s Rural Road Scheme (PMRRS) aims to connect the remotest habitations across India to bigger towns and better facilitiesโ€”healthcare, education, markets. In November 2013, the construction of a new road under the scheme caused panic for some 2,500 people from four villages of Bandagaon District, Jharkhand. Once again,...