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PM Modi will launch GatiShakti – National Master Plan for multi-modal connectivity

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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PM Modi will launch GatiShakti – National Master Plan for multi-modal connectivity

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch PM GatiShakti – National Master Plan for multi-modal connectivity at Pragati Maidan in the national capital on Wednesday. PM GatiShakti will help in resolving issues by institutionalizing holistic planning for stakeholders for major infrastructure projects. Now, the projects will be designed and executed with a common vision, said Prime Minister`s Office (PMO).

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“This will enable the investors to plan their businesses at suitable locations leading to enhanced synergies. It will create multiple employment opportunities and give a boost to the economy. It will improve the global competitiveness of local products by cutting down the logistics costs and improving the supply chains, and also ensure proper linkages for local industry and consumers,” read the release.

It will incorporate the infrastructure schemes of various Ministries and State Governments. Economic Zones like textile clusters, pharmaceutical clusters, defence corridors, electronic parks, industrial corridors, fishing clusters, agri zones will be covered to improve connectivity and make Indian businesses more competitive, PMO said in a release.

PM GatiShakti key points:

1. Comprehensiveness: It will include all the existing and planned initiatives of various Ministries and Departments with one centralized portal. Each and every Department will now have visibility of each other’s activities providing critical data while planning & executing of projects in a comprehensive manner.

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2. Prioritization: Through this, different Departments will be able to prioritize their projects through cross-sectoral interactions.

3. Optimization: The National Master Plan will assist different ministries in planning for projects after the identification of critical gaps. For the transportation of the goods from one place to another, the plan will help in selecting the most optimum route in terms of time and cost.

4. Synchronization: Individual Ministries and Departments often work in silos. There is a lack of coordination in theplanning and implementation of the project resulting in delays. PM GatiShakti will help in synchronizing the activities of each department, as well as of different layers of governance, in a holistic manner by ensuring coordination of work between them.

5. Analytical: The plan will provide the entire data at one place with GIS-based spatial planning and analytical tools having 200+ layers, enabling better visibility to the executing agency.

6. Dynamic: All Ministries and Departments will now be able to visualize, review and monitor the progress of cross-sectoral projects, through the GIS platform, as the satellite imagery will give on-ground progress periodically and the progress of the projects will be updated on a regular basis on the portal. It will help in identifying the vital interventions for enhancing and updating the master plan.

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PM GatiShakti will provide the public and business community information regarding the upcoming connectivity projects, other business hubs, industrial areas and surrounding environment.

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