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Depts turning to GatiShakti to reduce execution time for infra projects

With this, the time taken for a project can be cut by at least 100 days

Construction of the Kanpur-Lucknow expressway is expected to start from December this year, as nearly 70 per cent of the land acquisition is complete.
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Once alignments are finalised using digital technology, the project will go into the detailed project report (DPR) stage.

Shreya Nandi New Delhi
Government departments have started making use of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Gati Shakti-led digital technology initiative to reduce the execution time for infrastructure projects by about three-four months.

Officials from the ministry of road transport and highways and National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) have been attending workshops in Gujarat-based Bhaskaracharya National Institute for Space Applications and Geo-informatics (BISAG-N) to draft the alignment of five expressways digitally, a senior government official said.

Once alignments are finalised using digital technology, the project will go into the detailed project report (DPR) stage. DPR is an elaborate plan of a project, entailing its planning, design,

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First Published: Jun 20 2022 | 6:15 AM IST

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