PM Initiates Rurban Mission

Date: February 22, 2016

PURA chattisgarh UPA government

PM Narendra Modi launched the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban Mission which is an initiative to transform the rural areas to get an urban look.

SLOGAN– “RURAL SOUL, URBAN AMENITIES”

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Major Points:- 

An initiative to create smart villages
To improve the quality of life in villages
Started in Dongargarh near chattisgarh
To attract 5100 crore investment
Scheme divided into 300 clusters in next 3 years
100 clusters to be implemented in this year
Gram panchayat a cluster has 25000 to 50000 population
Tribal and Hilly areas a cluster has 5000-10000 population
4 clusters in Rajnandgaon, Dhamatri, Kawardha and Bastar districts of Chattisgarh
It replaces PURA scheme of UPA government
Electronic manufacturing cluster started in Naya Raipur with 2000 crores investment
30% Of the project fund provided as Critical Gap Funding