Source: News Bharati English24 Aug 2016 18:22:53

New Delhi, Aug 24: Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged bureaucrats and government officials to speed up the works related to the welfare of common man. He was interacting with the officials of government through PRAGATI - the ICT-based, multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation.

PRAGATI is a unique integrating and interactive platform. The platform is aimed at addressing common man’s grievances, and simultaneously monitoring and reviewing important programmes and projects of the Government of India as well as State Governments.     

This was the fourteenth meeting of PRAGATI which was chaired by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. During this interaction, the Prime Minister reviewed various policy issues like education, Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan, Aadhaar and vital infrastructure pertaining to key sectors.  

The Prime Minister reviewed the grievances related to school education and literacy. He asked officials to take the note of grievances of students .He urged officers for optimum use of technological tools to ensure that school children do not face inconvenience. Modi directed the officials to ensure convince of students while finalising the exam centres.

On Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan, he stressed on the better accessibility in schools, public buildings and railway stations for divyangs. He commended the work of various state governments for sensitizing the society.   

Prime Minister Modi has advised officials to speed up the Aadhar enrolment of children in the 5 to 18 age-group. He insisted for special attention to the North-Eastern States. Till now 105 crore people have been enrolled under Aadhar.

The Prime Minister also reviewed the progress of vital infrastructure projects in the road, railway and power sectors, spread over several states including Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim, and Maharashtra.

The system has been designed in-house by the PMO team with the help of National Informatics Center (NIC). It is aimed at starting a culture of Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation. It is a robust system for bringing e-transparency.