Approximately 78% of the total population populate in 32260 villages of Jharkhand.
Rural connectivity is one of the key factors for the socio-economic development of the state.
One of the major activities of Rural Development Department (RURAL WORKS AFFAIRS) is construction, maintaining and improvement of Rural Roads networks.
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: