He got the road constructed from his money from pension. The estimated cost of the construction of road was Rs 4,00,000.
“The villagers used to face a lot of inconvenience in the absence of a connecting road. I decided that I would do something to solve the problem,” he said.
“I am left with no money otherwise I would have purchased interlocking tiles and laid them. I have requested minister of state for public works department Surendra Patel to arrange for interlocking tiles. I hope he will provide help to us,” Maurya said.
The retired soldier received a medal from President Abdul Kalam in 2002 and was honoured again in 2012 by President Pranab Mukherjee.