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PM Initiates Rurban Mission

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

PM Initiates Rurban Mission

Flash 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