The PURA Scheme which envisages the provision of urban amenities in rural areas in India was advocated for the first time by

[ A ]    Prof. Dinshaw Mistry
[ B ]    Sri A.P.J. Abdul Kalam right
[ C ]    Dr. M.S. Swaminathan
[ D ]    Dr. Arvind Subramaniam
Answer : Option B
Explanation :
Provision of Urban Amenities to Rural Areas (PURA) is a strategy for rural development in India. This concept was given by former president Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and discussed in his book Target 3 Billion which he co-authored with Srijan Pal Singh. PURA proposes that urban infrastructure and services be provided in rural hubs to create economic opportunities.

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