PM reviews progress of infra projects


New Delhi, Nov 9: “Good progress” is being made in 62 crucial infrastructure projects that are under focus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was told on Monday at a meeting he held to review the sectors such as energy, telecommunication, piped natural gas, irrigation, roads and railways.

He was apprised of the progress towards meeting the union government’s commitment of providing electricity to all unconnected villages in the country within 1000 days.

In telecommunication, Modi was briefed about the progress towards connecting all villages through broadband by 2022.

The Prime Minister was informed that good progress is being made in 62 crucial infrastructure projects that have been reviewed so far over 7 meetings of PRAGATI (Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation), officials said.

This IT-based multi-modal platform is used by Modi to directly interact with top officials of central government and states to push infrastructure development.


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