ONKAR SINGH / NEW DELHI
Union Minister for Rural Development Narendra Singh Tomar has said government is intending to move ahead to construct 1,000 more urbanized clusters in rural areas after the success of urban Clusters scheme,.
Speaking at the of 4th Anniversary Celebration function of Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission, SPMRM here today, Mr Tomar said, sense of mutual cooperation between people, who want urbanization in their rural space and concerned ministry officials will be instrumental in ensuring the success of the scheme.
On the occasion, the Minister launched GeoRurban, a mobile app to be used for Geo-tagging for the assets in the rurban clusters.
The flagship scheme of Centre, launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 21st February in 2016, aims at transforming these Rurban clusters by stimulating local economic development, enhancing basic services, and creating well planned Rurban clusters.