PM GatiShakti NMP Has The Potential To Save Over Rs 10 Lakh Crore Annually By Improving Logistics Efficiency: Goyal
Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal has said that PM GatiShakti National Master Plan has the potential to save over Rs 10 Lakh crore annually by improving logistics efficiency.
He was addressing the national workshop on PM GatiShakti held to mark the first anniversary of the roll out of the National Master Plan, in New Delhi on Thursday (13 October).
The workshop focussed on the progress and achievements made by PM GatiShakti till date and the way forward.
PM GatiShakti NMP was launched on 13 October 2021 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for integrated planning of infrastructure and synchronized project implementation across all concerned central ministries, departments and state governments.
According to a Commerce Ministry statement, Goyal said that PM GatiShakti is increasingly being used in the social sector for better infrastructure development, thereby, taking fruits of technology to every citizen of the country and improving ease of life for the common man.
The minister said that PM GatiShakti would define India's future in the years to come.
The National Master Plan will transform the way we work and the outcomes of our work and will drive economic development, Goyal said.
We look upon PM GatiShakti as a service to the nation and society, he said.
Goyal opined that the anniversary celebrations must be used as an opportunity to visualise and conceive plans for the future.
He asked all stakeholders to envision out of box ways to utilize PM GatiShakti for better, more economical and time bound infrastructure planning.
The minister expressed confidence that PM GatiShakti would help bring in balanced, inclusive, equitable development in the country by helping remote areas, especially those in the North East undertake integrated infrastructure planning and close development gaps.
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