Government launches the Shyama Prasad Rurban Mission (SPMRM)
Q. Central Government has launched which scheme on 16th September 2015 to deliver project based urban infrastructure and amenities within rural areas?- Published on 17 Sep 15
a. a. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban Mission
b. b. Madan Mohan Malviya Rurban Mission
c. c. Mahatma Gandhi Rurban Mission
d. d. None of the above
ANSWER: a. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban Mission
Central government has launched the Shyama Prasad Rurban Mission (SPMRM) to deliver project based urban infrastructure as well as amenities in rural areas entailing a cost of INR 5000 crore. The scheme has 12 major constituents such as piped water, waste management, education and lighting. In the first phase of the scheme, close to 100 rural clusters will be developed and number of working days under MGNREGA will be increased to 150.