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New Delhi : PM Narendra Modi on November 22, 2017, chaired his 23rd interaction through PRAGATI, the ICT-based, multi-modal platfor for the m for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation. The first 22 meetings of PRAGATI have seen a cumulative review of 200 projects with a total investment of Rs 9.31 lakh crore. Resolution of Public Grievances has also been reviewed in 17 sectors.

At the 23rd meeting, the Prime Minister reviewed the progress in sandling and resolution of grievances related to consumers. He was briefed on the action taken to ensure speedy and effective disposal of consumer grievances. Expressing concern over the large number of grievances, the Prime Minister emphasized on the need for improvement in the administrative arrangements for the benefit of consumers.

The Prime Minister reviewed the progress of nine infrastructure projects in the railway, road, power, and renewable energy sectors, spread over several states including Uttarakhand, Odisha, West Bengal, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Nagaland, Assam, Maharashtra, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. These projects are worth over Rs 30,000 crore, according to a PIB release.

The Prime Minister reviewed the progress of implementation of Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY). He said that funds accruing to the District Mineral Foundations (DMFs) should be utilized to strategically focus on and eliminate major development issues or deficits that these districts currently face. He said this should be done in a focused way to achieve the greatest possible, tangible results by 2022, which marks 75 years of independence.

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