Prime Minister Narendra Modi conducted a thorough review of projects worth more than Rs 1.21 lakh crore during the 42nd edition of Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation (PRAGATI) meeting. PRAGATI is a digital platform aimed at enhancing transparency in governance.
The PMO (Prime Minister’s Office) stated that the review covered a total of 12 projects. Among these, seven were from the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, two from the Ministry of Railways, and one project each from the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Ministry of Steel, and Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas.
According to the PMO’s statement, these projects have a combined cost of over Rs 1,21,300 crore and are spread across 10 states, including Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Odisha, and Haryana. Additionally, two Union Territories, namely Jammu and Kashmir, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, are also involved.
The reviewed projects encompassed the establishment of All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Rajkot, Jammu, Awantipora, Bibinagar, Madurai, Rewari, and Darbhanga.
During the review, Prime Minister Modi emphasized the importance of resolving any outstanding issues and adhering to the project timelines, keeping in mind their significance for the public.
The Prime Minister also evaluated the progress of the ‘PM Svanidhi scheme’ and urged the chief secretaries of states to identify and include all eligible street vendors in urban areas, particularly in tier II and tier III cities, under the scheme. He further instructed them to promote digital transactions among street vendors and ensure that all family members of SVANIdhi beneficiaries are covered under other government schemes through the ‘SVANidhi se Samriddhi’ campaign.
Modi commended the chief secretaries for successfully organizing G20 meetings and encouraged them to boost tourism and exports.
Since its inception, the PRAGATI meetings have reviewed a total of 340 projects with a combined cost of Rs 17.05 lakh crore, as per the statement.
Note: The data provided in the article has been written into a tabular format for better readability.
|Construction of AIIMS
|Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
|Ministry of Railways
|Road Construction Project
|Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
|Ministry of Steel
|Petroleum & Natural Gas Project
|Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas