West Bengal Government decides to renovate rural rods as panchayat election approaching the state
West Bengal government is also gearing up efforts to win the hearts of rural people. The state government has decided to provide Rs 2,700 crore to widen and renovate 3,000km of rural roads. Rural connectivity is not at all impressive in various parts of West Bengal. Zilla Parishad maintaining roads which are in not so good condition have been taken over by the state public works department recently at the instruction of the chief minister Mamata Banerjee. The majority work is started in next March. The width of all the roads initially will be extends to 5m from 3m or less. Rs 90 lakh will be require to develop each kilometer of roads. There was a risk of managing funds as the project did not have any budgetary allocation for it.