The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today (25.04.2018) chaired his twenty-fifth interaction through PRAGATI - the ICT-based, multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation.
The 25 PRAGATI meetings have seen a cumulative review of 227 projects with a total investment of over Rs. 10 lakh crore. Resolution of Public Grievances has also been reviewed across a range of sectors.
The Prime Minister congratulated all stakeholders on the completion of 25 PRAGATI interactions. He said that coordination between the Centre and the States has increased as a result of the PRAGATI mechanism. He said the PRAGATI initiative is a great positive force for our federal structure. He said that besides stalled projects, the platform has also helped in the review and improvement of several social sector schemes.
Today, in the twenty-fifth meeting, the Prime Minister reviewed the progress towards handling and resolution of grievances related to the welfare of ex-servicemen. He stressed on the importance of improving the speed of grievance disposal, so that the problems of ex-servicemen can be positively resolved in the shortest possible time.
The Prime Minister reviewed the progress of ten infrastructure projects in the railway, road, petroleum, power, coal, urban development, and health and family welfare sectors. These projects are spread over several states including Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Assam, Sikkim, West Bengal, Bihar, Tamil Nadu and Jharkhand.
The Prime Minister reviewed the progress in implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana. He also reviewed the programme for National Fellowships and Scholarships for Higher Education of Scheduled Tribe Students.