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PM reviews infrastructure projects through PRAGATI

PRGATI-PM-ModiNew Delhi, Dec 31: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday reviewed the progress of vital infrastructure projects spread over several states through ICT-based, multi-modal, interactive platform PRAGATI.

In his eighth interaction through Pro-Active Governance And Timely Implementation (PRAGATI), he 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, an official statement said.

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

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

Taking up the Food Park Scheme, Modi called for a comprehensive evaluation of the benefits from the parks that have already been completed.A

The prime minister also reviewed the Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport and Rih-Tedim road project in Myanmar, describing it as one of the cornerstones of India’s “Act East” policy, and urged for its speedy completion.

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

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