Union Cabinet likely to approve Gati Shakti master plan on Tuesday


Gati Shakti will be a digital platform that will bring 16 ministries to provide real-time access to information and data on various infrastructure projects

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Digital platform | Narendra Modi | infrastructure


BS Reporter 


According to the government’s internal estimates, the Gati Shakti project will help sharply reduce the time taken for getting approvals for infrastructure projects — around 162 days from 600 days now, in some cases.

The Union Cabinet is expected to approve the national master plan for multimodal connectivity or PM Gati Shakti on Tuesday, a senior government official said.

Gati Shakti will be a digital platform that will bring 16 ministries, including rail, road, and shipping, to provide real-time access to information and data on various infrastructure projects and help in better coordin­ation among ministries.

“The approval by the Cabinet will be followed by the launch (by the prime minister) on Wednesday,” a senior government official said.

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First Published: Tue, October 12 2021. 01: 58 IST