Rs 50 crore will be spent on development works in six panchayats under the National Rural Mission (NRUM) in Mandi district. The main focus will be on to develop water facility, pedestrian paths, roads, sewerage facility besides other things like solid and liquid waste management. Till now Rs 4.5 crore has been released for the work.
The National Rural Mission (NRUM) carried on by the Ministry for Rural Development aims at development of cluster of villages that preserve the essence of rural community life with focus on equity and inclusiveness without compromising with the facilities perceived to be essentially urban in nature thus creating a cluster of Rurban Villages. It aims at stimulating local economic development, engance services and create planned Rurban clusters