Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday chaired the meeting of the 37th edition of PRAGATI, the ICT-based multi-modal platform for pro-active governance and timely implementation, involving Centre and State governments. In the meeting, nine agenda items were taken for review including eight projects and one scheme. Among the eight projects, three projects each were from the Ministry of Railways and Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and two projects were from the Ministry of Power. These eight projects have a cumulative cost of one lakh 26 thousand crore rupees concerning 14 states. These Sates are Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Haryana, Chhattisgarh, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Uttrakhand, Manipur and Delhi.
The Prime Minister stressed on the significance of timely completion of these projects. During the interaction, Mr. Modi reviewed the scheme of One Nation – One Ration Card. He asked the officials to explore the multiple utilities of the technological platform developed under the scheme to ensure provision of a wide array of benefits to the citizens.
Prime Minister also directed the state officials to keep monitoring construction of oxygen plants and availability of hospital beds.