PM Modi Chairs PRAGATI Meeting To Expedite Infra Projects Worth Rs 1.21 Lakh Cr

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed twelve projects worth over one lakh 21 thousand crore rupees spread across 10 states and two Union Territories. The projects were reviewed during the 42nd edition of the PRAGATI meeting chaired by the Prime Minister yesterday.

During the meeting, the Prime Minister reviewed the progress of the construction of AIIMS at Rajkot, Jammu, Awantipora, Bibinagar, Madurai, Rewari, and Darbhanga. He instructed all stakeholders to resolve outstanding issues and adhere to the timelines for completion of the projects.

During the interaction, the Prime Minister also reviewed the PM SVANidhi scheme. He urged the Chief Secretaries to identify and cover all the eligible street vendors in urban areas especially in Tier II and Tier III cities. He also instructed that a drive be carried out to encourage digital transactions by street vendors in a mission mode and to give benefits of all the government schemes to family members of SVANIdhi beneficiaries through SVANidhi se Samriddhi campaign.

The Prime Minister also congratulated all the Chief Secretaries for having organized successful G20 meetings. He urged them to maximize the benefits of these meetings for their states, especially for the promotion of tourism and export. During PRAGATI meetings, 340 projects having a total cost of over 17 lakh crore rupees have been reviewed so far.

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