PM Inaugurates Infrastructure Projects In Manipur
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, visited Imphal, Manipur. At a large public meeting, he inaugurated the Integrated Check Post at Moreh. He also inaugurated the Dolaithabi Barrage Project, the FCI Food Storage Godown at Sawombung, and projects related to water supply and tourism.
He dedicated to the nation the 400 kV Double Circuit Silchar-Imphal Line.
He also laid the foundation stone for sports projects.
The Prime Minister said that projects worth over Rs. 1500 crore have either been inaugurated, or the foundation stone has been laid for them, at today's event. He said these projects are going to improve "ease of living" for the people of the State.
He said that the projects being inaugurated today reflect the Union Government's commitment to development. He said the Dolaithabi Barrage project had been conceived in 1987, but was speeded up only after 2014, and is now complete. He also mentioned the tourism projects being inaugurated today. Elaborating on the more energetic and purposeful approach to project completion in the Union Government, the Prime Minister explained how the PRAGATI system set up in the Prime Minister's Office enables monitoring of stalled projects through video conferencing. He said that these PRAGATI meetings have so far resolved issues related to stalled projects worth nearly 12 lakh crore rupees.
He said that work on the FCI godown in Sawombung had begun in December 2016, and it has been completed already. He gave similar illustrations for various water supply projects.