The Union Cabinet on Thursday authorised PM GatiShakti National Master Plan, together with implementation, monitoring and help mechanism, for offering multi-modal connectivity.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on October 13, had launched a Rs 100 lakh crore nationwide grasp plan for multi-modal connectivity to develop infrastructure to cut back logistic prices and enhance the economic system.
It targets to chop logistic prices, improve cargo dealing with capability and cut back the turnaround time.
An Empowered Group of Secretaries (EGoS) headed by the Cabinet Secretary and secretaries of 18 ministries as members, amongst others, can be arrange.
Briefing the media relating to the choice, Union Minister Anurag Thakur stated a Multimodal Network Planning Group (NPG) can be constituted with illustration from the heads of the Network Planning Division from numerous ministries and departments.
The NPG can be supported by a technical help unit (TSU) positioned within the Logistics Division of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
The TSU may have area specialists from numerous infrastructure sectors, similar to aviation, maritime, public transport, rail, roads and highways, ports, energy, pipeline, GIS, ICT, finance/market PPP, logistics, information analytics, amongst others.
The EGOS has been mandated to evaluate and monitor the implementation of the PM GatiShakti NMP to make sure logistics effectivity.
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