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‘Bimaru’ MP in the fast lane of growth

DNDEL12440 | 12/4/2017 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :2203

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Govt has constructed 1.75L km of roads and connected all its villages in the last decade
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From being termed a Bimaru (laggard) state in the 90s to its roads being compared to those in the US by none other than its own chief minister, Madhya Pradesh is attracting a different conversation around its mention. But the CM’s remark is not as facetious as it seems. In the last decade or so, the state government has constructed 1.75 lakh km of roads and connected all its villages.
In fact, infrastructure has remained Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s primary focus ever since he took charge of the state in 2005. As per the official records of the state government, before 2003, the state generated 2,900 MW of electricity, which went up to 17,700 MW by 2017.
Chouhan, however, himself admits that when it comes to education a
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