NABARD sanctions Rs 206 crore for 25 road projects in Odisha


Bhubaneswar, September 27: NABARD has sanctioned RIDF assistance of Rs 206 crore to the Government of Odisha under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) for construction of 25 rural road projects being implemented by the Works Department in 11 districts of the State.

These projects with a combined length of 203 km will improve rural road connectivity for 20.48 lakh people in 1,723 villages.

“This sanction is on the line of priority fixed by the State Government for developing critical rural infrastructure for Drinking Water Supply, Irrigation and Rural Connectivity (Road and Bridge). With this sanction, the cumulative sanction under RIDF XXVII (2021­22) reached a level of Rs 1,493 crore,” said a NABARD statement.

“These infrastructure projects will play a key role in supporting the rural economy by improving the livelihoods of people,” it added.

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