The Indian Roads Congress (IRC) was founded in the year:
In 1927, Jayakar Committee for Indian road development was appointed. ‘The major recommendations and the resulting implementations were as follows:
Committee found that the road development of the country has gone beyond the capacity of local governments and suggested that the central government take proper decisions considering it as the development of the nation.
They gave more stress on long-term planning programs, for a period of 20 years (hence called 20-year plan) that is to formulate plans and implement those plans within the next 20 years.
Indian Road Congress (IRC) in 1934, Central Road Fund in 1929, and Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) in 1950 were formed on the recommendations of the Jayakar Committee.