Rural road connectivity is one of the key factors for the socio-economic development of the state. The major activities of Rural Development Department (RURAL WORKS AFFAIRS) is constructing, maintaining and improving the Rural Roads networks and Bridges.
The department has been entrusted with the responsibility of 55000 km of rural connectivity. After the creation of Jharkhand Department has constructed 21562 km of rural roads. The major Schemes under implementation for rural connectivity are: * STATE SPONSORED SCHEMES * PRADHAN MANTRI GRAM SADAK YOJANA-PMGSY * MUKH MANTRI GRAM SETU YOJANA-MMGSY