RURAL ROAD NETWORK: PLANNING

RURAL ROAD NETWORK: PLANNING
Detail:
RURAL ROAD NETWORK: PLANNING
Product: Master plan for rural roads at district level.
Application: Prioritisation of rural road links for villages.
Feature: The model is for connecting villages to market centres/main roads. The connections are made by road links from a predetermined set of options. The optimum rural road network emerges in the form of several-rooted minimum spanning trees. The model enables to plan a network of rural roads with maximum social and economic benefits at minimum cost. The model can also be applied by using GIS.
Commercialisation: This model has been applied in a few districts for preparation of master plan for rural roads.
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Equipment: Computer and software.
Raw materials: Census records, toposheets.
Institute: Central Road Research Institute.
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