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Select the major programme that aims to provide road connectivity in the villages.

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : PMGSY

The correct answer is PMGSY.

  • Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana:
    • The Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), was launched by the Govt. of India to provide connectivity to unconnected Habitations as part of a poverty reduction strategy.
    • Govt. of India is endeavoring to set high & uniform technical & management standards & facilitating policy development and planning at the State level in order to ensure sustainable management of the rural roads network.​

  • National Rural Livelihood Mission:
    • National Rural Livelihood Mission is a poverty alleviation project implemented by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India.
    • This scheme is focused on promoting self-employment and the organization of the rural poor. 
    • Launch year: 2011
  • National Health Mission:
    • The National Health Mission was launched by the government of India in 2013 subsuming the National Rural Health Mission and National Urban Health Mission.
    • It was further extended in March 2018, to continue until March 2020. 
    • Launch year: 2005
  • PMAY scheme:
    • Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana was launched on 1 June 2015 to provide affordable housing to the urban poor.
    • It is a Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS), which means beneficiaries under the PMAY scheme are eligible for interest subsidy if they avail of a loan to buy or construct a house.

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