• PM Modi during the 10th interaction through Pragati

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, chaired his 10th interaction through PRAGATI - the ICT-based, multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation in February. He 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.

Prime Minister 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.

Shri Narendra Modi took stock of the comprehensive redevelopment projects of Railway Stations. He suggested to all Chief Secretaries to work towards at least one such redevelopment project in each State. He said such redeveloped railway stations would become iconic structures and centres of economic activity.

The Prime Minister 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 organizations, CPSUs and Ordinance Factories. He asked all Chief Secretaries to work towards speedy implementation of solar power projects in their respective States.

The Prime Minister reviewed the programme for elimination of Kala Azar, and called for all efforts to eradicate this disease at the earliest. He also reviewed “Mission Indradhanush,” and emphasized the need for an organized and aggressive action plan to cover all children for immunization in a specific time-frame.