Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired his 10th interaction through PRAGATI – the ICT-based, multi-modal platform for pro-active governance and timely implementation.
The Prime Minister reviewed the complaints and grievances from people relating to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, and directed all concerned officials to expedite their redressal.
In course of his review, the Prime Minister also reviewed the progress of vital infrastructure projects in the road, railway, coal, power and renewable energy sectors, spread over several states, including Mizoram, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Odisha, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chandigarh, Delhi.
Reviewing the Char-Dham road connectivity improvement project in Uttarakhand, the Prime Minister called for expediting the work at the earliest.
Modi also took stock of the comprehensive redevelopment projects of railway stations. He suggested all chief secretaries to work towards at least one such redevelopment project in each state. He told that such redeveloped railway stations would become iconic structures and centres of economic activity.
Apart from that, the Prime Minister also reviewed the scheme for upgradation of campuses of National Institutes of Fashion Technology (NIFTs), and for setting up of grid connected solar power projects in government organisations, CPSUs and ordinance factories. He asked all chief secretaries to work towards speedy implementation of solar power projects in their respective states.