PM reviews infra projects, wants early completion of Hyderabad Metro

PTI New Delhi | Updated on January 22, 2018 Published on December 30, 2015

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi chairing eighth interaction through PRAGATI - the ICT-based, multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation, in New Delhi on December 30, 2015.   -  PIB

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pushed for early completion of the Hyderabad Metro Rail Project as he reviewed the progress of vital infrastructure projects in road, railway, metro rail, power and food processing sectors spread over various states.

The projects in the states like Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and Telangana were reviewed by Modi at the eighth meeting of PRAGATI (Pro-Active Governance And Timely Implementation), an IT-based platform of tele-conferencing with top officials of states.

Reviewing the Hyderabad Metro Rail Project, the Prime Minister exhorted all authorities concerned to complete this PPP project at the earliest and with the best possible quality, a PMO statement said.

Among other significant projects reviewed were the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor and the Delhi-Haryana-Uttar Pradesh Eastern Peripheral Highway, it said.

Reviewing the Food Park Scheme, he called for a comprehensive evaluation of the benefits from the Parks that have already been completed.

Modi also reviewed and pressed for early completion of the Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport and Rih-Tedim Road Project in Myanmar, which he described as one of the corner stones of India’s ‘Act East’ policy, the statement said.

He also took stock of the progress towards Direct Benefit Transfer under MNREGA, and end-to-end computerization of Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) operations.

PRAGATI meetings are held on last Wednesdays of every month.

Published on December 30, 2015
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