Bhubaneswar (SunstarTV Bureau): For construction of 25 roads in Odisha, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned Rs 206 Crore to Odisha Government, informed officials on Monday.
Under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF), the assistance has been sanctioned which will further implement on 25 rural projects in 11 districts across Odisha, said NABARD’s State region office in a statement.
According to project design, with a combined length of 203 km will improve rural road connectivity for 20.48 lakh people in 1,723 villages in State.
The Odisha works department will construct the roads and infrastructure projects will play a key role in supporting the rural economy by improving the livelihoods of people, it said.
This sanction is in line with the priority given by the state government for developing critical rural infrastructure for drinking water supply, irrigation and rural connectivity (roads and bridges).