Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday 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.
This review was done during the PMs eighth interaction through PRAGATI — the ICT-based, multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation.
“Reviewing the Hyderabad Metro Rail Project, the Prime Minister exhorted all concerned authorities to complete this PPP project at the earliest, and with the best possible quality,” the PMO, in a statement, said.
Among the other significant projects reviewed today were the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor and the Delhi-Haryana-Uttar Pradesh Eastern Peripheral Highway, the PMO added.
Reviewing the Food Park Scheme, the Prime Minister called for a comprehensive evaluation of the benefits from the Parks that have already been completed.
The Prime Minister also reviewed the Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport and Rih-Tedim road project in Myanmar. He described the project as one of the cornerstones of India’s “Act East” policy, and urged for its speedy completion.
He further reviewed the progress towards Direct Benefit Transfer under MNREGA, and end-to-end computerisation of Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) operations.