PM Modi takes stock of major national projects

PM Modi takes stock of major national projects

By: || Updated: 30 Dec 2015 10:23 PM
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday chaired his eighth interaction through PRAGATI - the ICT-based, multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation and reviewed the progress of several vital projects across the nation.

In course of his review today, the Prime Minister reviewed the progress of vital infrastructure projects in the road, railway, metro rail, power, and food processing sectors, spread over several states, including Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and Telangana.

Reviewing the Hyderabad Metro Rail Project, Prime Minister Modi exhorted all concerned authorities to complete this PPP project at the earliest, and with the best possible quality.

Among the other significant projects reviewed today were the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor and the Delhi-Haryana-Uttar Pradesh Eastern Peripheral Highway.

Reviewing the Food Park Scheme, the Prime Minister called for a comprehensive evaluation of the benefits from the Parks that have already been completed.

Prime Minister Modi also reviewed the Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport and Rih-Tedim road project in Myanmar and described the project as one of the cornerstones of India's "Act East" policy, and urged for its speedy completion.

The Prime Minister reviewed the progress towards Direct Benefit Transfer under MNREGA, and end-to-end computerization of Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) operations.

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