During the 35th ‘Pragati’ meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed a number of projects in 15 states which are a total cost of 54,675 crores.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi then directed the officials to ensure the expeditious resolution of issues hindering infrastructure projects. As per the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO)’s official statement, PM Modis reviewed all the projects which carried on 15 states and which are of a total cost of 54,675 crores.
Further in the meeting, PMO stated that ten agenda items were taken up for the meeting review. In those ten agenda items, it includes nine projects among which three are of the Ministry of Railways, three of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, and one project each of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Power Ministry and the Ministry of External Affairs.
The statement also informs that these nine projects have a cumulative cost of Rs 54,675 crore concerning 15 states — Odisha, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Jharkhand, Bihar, Telangana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, West Bengal, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh.
The prime minister also reviewed the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana during the meeting and encouraged the Department of Pharmaceuticals and states and Union Territories to ensure comprehensive publicity programme and use technology to enhance its effectiveness.
‘Pragati’ is an ICT-based multi-modal platform for pro-active governance and timely implementation, involving central and state governments. Up to the 34th edition of PRAGATI meetings, 283 projects having a total cost of Rs 13.14 lakh crore have been reviewed.
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