Rs. 608 Cr gets sanctioned by NABARD for infrastructure development in rural areas of Assam

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Guwahati: NABARD has sanctioned Rs 608 crore to the government of India for different infrastructure projects in rural areas in Assam.

The infrastructure projects include 52 rural roads, 21 rural bridges, 19 flood protection projects, and 32 soil conservation projects across the state under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) – XXVII.

On completion of the projects, it is estimated that 17 lakh rural population in 900 villages will be directly benefitted.

NABARD has also entered into an MOU with the Assam government for the facilitation of Rs 13,200 crore infrastructure projects in the state over a period of three years recently.