PM holds PRAGATI video conference with Chief Secretaries

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi Wednesday held his monthly video conference under his Pro-active Governance and Timely Implementation (PRAGATI) initiative, with Union Secretaries of various Ministries and Chief Secretaries of States. Chief Secretary J&K, Mr. B R Sharma also participated in the video conference.

 The Prime Minister in respect of J&K reviewed further progress on the 330 MW Kishanganga Hydro Electric Project and the Resettlement & Rehabilitation Plan (R&R) prepared by the State Government for the Project Affected Families.

Chief Secretary briefed the Prime Minister about the overall progress on the Kishanganga HEP and the status of the R&R Plan. “The revised R&R Plan for the project has been finalised and is ready to be placed before the next State Cabinet meeting for its consideration and approval”, Mr Sharma informed the Prime Minister.

 Meanwhile, Prime Minister also reviewed the progress with respect to Aadhaar enrollment in the States, urging the Chief Secretaries to ensure early linking of services to citizens with the Aadhaar based system and to start the process immediately.