Our Correspondent / New Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged all Chief Secretaries to work expeditiously towards ensuring that all traders register under the GST regime and this task is completed before 15th August.
Mr Modi today chaired his twentieth interaction through PRAGATI – the ICT-based, multi-modal platform for Pro-Active governance and timely implementation. He also reviewed the situation arising out of flood and other natural calamities in the North-Eastern States. He assured the States of all possible help from the Centre.
The Prime Minister also reviewed the progress towards handling and resolution of grievances related to CPWD and Directorate of Estates. He asked the Urban Development Ministry to proactively monitor the work with sensitivity.
He urged CPWD to encourage all vendors to come aboard the Government e-Marketplace platform.
Mr Modi reviewed the progress of vital and long-pending infrastructure projects in the railway, road and petroleum sectors, spread over several states.
The states include Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, and Arunachal Pradesh. Prime Minister urged all Chief Secretaries to take all possible steps to avoid delays and resulting cost escalations. He emphasized on speedy implementation of such infrastructure projects.
The Prime Minister reviewed the progress of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). He urged the concerned departments to accelerate the adoption of new construction technologies at the earliest.