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PM Modi chairs 28th interaction through 'PRAGATI'


ANI New Delhi (India)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday chaired his 28th interaction through PRAGATI - the ICT-based, a multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation.
The Prime Minister reviewed the progress of nine important infrastructure projects in major sectors such as railway, road and petroleum. The projects are spread over several states including Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat, Delhi, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
He scrutinised on the progress made towards the rollout of schemes such as Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, under Ayushman Bharat and also Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana.
The Prime Minister also inspected the progress being done in the resolution of grievances related to income tax after the officials from the Finance Ministry briefed him on the same. He also reiterated that all systems at the place should be made technology-driven with minimum human interference.
Noting the progress made in bringing corrupt officials to book, the Prime Minister said that the various initiatives and measures taken by the Income Tax Department to facilitate the people should be communicated to all taxpayers suitably.
The 27 PRAGATI meetings, so far, have seen a cumulative review of projects with a total investment of over Rs. 11.5 lakh crore. The resolution of Public Grievances has also been reviewed across a range of sectors.

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First Published: Aug 29 2018 | 9:41 PM IST

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