Naren­dra Singh To­mar

MIN­IS­TER FOR RU­RAL DE­VEL­OP­MENT, PAN­CHAY­ATI RAJ AND DRINK­ING WA­TER & SAN­I­TA­TION

India Today - - 30 YEARS OF MODI GOVERNMENT | DEVELOPMENT - —Prachi Bhuchar

TO­MAR HAS BEEN FO­CUSED on fur­ther­ing the Swachh Bharat Mis­sion, the Cen­tre al­lo­cat­ing Rs 2 lakh crore to gram pan­chay­ats for so­cial in­fra­struc­ture projects in vil­lages. The Na­tional Wa­ter Qual­ity Sub Mis­sion has been launched to im­prove wa­ter qual­ity. Ru­ral roads got a big push with 130 km of roads re­port­edly be­ing built daily in 2016-17. The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yo­jana and its fil­ter­ing mech­a­nism to en­sure only the needy get the ben­e­fits, the weed­ing out of 5.2 mil­lion fake MNREGA cards of bo­gus work­ers are other achieve­ments.

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