PM Narendra Modi asks states to speed up infrastructure development and goes for review
PM today called upon states to speed up capital expenditure and infrastructure creation in order to spur economic growth. Addressing the third meeting of the Governing Council of Niti Aayog he said the think-tank's action plans would benefit all the states. Niti Aayog is working on a long term vision. The meeting was attended by chief ministers, union ministers and senior officials.
He said that the vision of 'New India' can only be realized through the combined efforts and cooperation of all the states. "Team India" has assembled here to discuss and reflect on ways to prepare the country for changing global trends. It is the collective responsibility of this gathering to envision the India of 2022 on the 75th anniversary of Independence -- and see how the nation can swiftly move forward to achieve its ambitious goals.
He will review the performance of seven infrastructure sectors like roads, transport and railways at a meeting on 25th with the officials of the ministries concerned. This review is expected to focus on identifying the problems and clearing the bottlenecks that hamper the development of the infrastructure sector in the country and is a step in the right direction