PM chairs 33rd PRAGATI interaction


New Delhi, (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday chaired the 33rd interaction through PRAGATI - the ICT based multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation, involving Central and state governments.

In this meeting, multiple projects, grievances and programmes were reviewed. The projects taken up were of the Ministry of Railways, MORTH, DPIIT and Power Ministry, the Prime Minister's Office said in a statement here.

These projects, with a total cost of Rs 1.41 lakh crore, were related to 10 states and Union Territories, including Odisha, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Dadra & Nagar Haveli.

The Prime Minister asked the concerned Secretaries of the Union Government and Chief Secretaries of the state governments to ensure that they complete the work before time.

During the meeting, grievances related to COVID-19 and the PM Awas Yojana (Gramin) were taken up. PM SVANidhi, agriculture reforms and development of districts as export hubs were reviewed.

The Prime Minister also asked the states to develop a State Export Strategy.The Prime Minister emphasised on the importance of grievance redressal, and said that focus should not only be on quantity of such redressals, but also on quality.

He also remarked that reforms are beneficial only when one performs, and this is the way forward to transform the country.

In the previous 32 such meetings, a total of 275 projects worth Rs 12.5 lakh crore have been reviewed, along with 47 programmes/schemes and grievances across 17 sectors have been taken up.