The PMGSY (Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana) which was started on20th Dec 2000 which is completely funded by the Central Govt. In PMGSY it is all about connecting the unconnected roads of very rural villages to towns through this Scheme. But in the year November 2015 the 14th Finance Commission had made recommendations and the Sub-Group of Chief Ministers on Rationalization on Centrally Sponsored Schemes has announced that the funding of the Project will be from both Central Govt. 60% and State Govt. 40%.The aim of PMGSY is to provide roads to all villages
with a population of 1000 persons and above by 2003,
with a population of 500 persons and above by 2007,
in hill states, tribal and desert area villages with a population of 500 persons and above by 2003
in hill states, tribal and desert area villages with a population of 250 persons and above by 2007
To implement the Gram Sadak Yojana a system was developed which is called as OMMAS (Online Management, Monitoring and Accounting System to identify Targets and Monitor progress. C-DAC Pune, which has e-governance department, has developed the program. It is one of the biggest databases in India. Right from the proposal mode to road completion the OMMA System manages and monitors all the phases. This System also has separate module to track the expenses made on each road. OMMAS generates detailed reports based on the data which is given by the State and District Officers which are viewable in citizens section.Under PMGSY the average speed of Road construction was 98.5 kms per day from 2004 to 2014 and it rose to 130 kms per day by 2017. This scheme has changed many lives.