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Plugging the infra gaps

The Gati Shakti Mission carries promise, but can it deliver?

Analysts said that since the pandemic began, kickstarting capital expenditure, especially on infrastructure, has been a priority for the government.
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Analysts said that since the pandemic began, kickstarting capital expenditure, especially on infrastructure, has been a priority for the government.

Indrajit Gupta
Ever since it was announced by the prime minister in October last year, the Gati Shakti mission has been billed as one of the most transformational projects in the country. Successfully planning and executing large scale infrastructure projects in India have always been a nightmare, leading to significant cost and time overruns. Gati Shakti is a much needed step in offering an integrated solution, say its advocates.

 Simply put, Gati Shakti uses geospatial technology, based on data sourced from different ministries and agencies, to map the entire terrain—and provide a “one view” to the planning and execution agencies. It also offers
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First Published: Apr 25 2022 | 11:04 PM IST

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