Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday chaired the meeting of 35th edition of PRAGATI, the ICT based multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation, involving Central and State governments. In the meeting, ten agenda items were taken for review including nine projects and one program.
Among the nine projects, three projects were from the Ministry of Railways, three from Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and one project each from Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Power Ministry and Ministry of External Affairs. These nine projects have a cumulative cost of 54 thousand 675 crore rupees concerning the 15 States. The States are Odisha, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Jharkhand, Bihar, Telangana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, West Bengal, Haryana, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh.
During the interaction, the Prime Minister also reviewed the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana. Mr Modi directed all the officials to ensure expeditious resolution of issues hindering infrastructure projects. Up to the 34th edition of PRAGATI meetings, 283 projects having a total cost of 13.14 lakh crore rupees have been reviewed.
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