Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the 34th PRAGATI interaction yesterday. In the meeting, various projects, programmes and grievances were reviewed. Projects of the Ministry of Railways, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs were discussed. These projects, with a total cost of about one lakh crore rupees, pertained to ten states and Union Territories including, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Delhi, Haryana, Gujarat and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
During the interaction, the programmes, Ayushman Bharat and Jal Jeevan Mission were reviewed. Grievances related to the Ministry of Consumer Affairs were also taken up. The Prime Minister directed all the officials to ensure and expedite comprehensive resolution of grievances.
For the projects being reviewed, the Prime Minister asked Chief Secretaries to ensure early resolution of pending issues and target completion by the due date. He said that all states should strive for 100 percent enrollment in Ayushman Bharat at the earliest. He also encouraged states and Union Territories to draw a roadmap for achieving the targets in Mission Mode under the Jal Jeevan Mission. In the previous 33 PRAGATI interactions, 280 projects, along with 50 programmes, schemes and grievances across 18 sectors were taken up.
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