Gadkari chairs meeting of infrastructure committee group to address inter-ministerial issues

Nitin Gadkari chaired the 10th meeting of the Group of Infrastructure Committee to address existing inter-ministerial issues on implementation of projects

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Gadkari chairs meeting of infrastructure committee group to address inter-ministerial issues

New Delhi: Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday chaired the 10th meeting of the Group of Infrastructure Committee to address existing inter-ministerial issues on the implementation of various infrastructure projects, said an official statement.
According to the statement, Gadkari said that an action plan has been introduced to accelerate PM Gati Shakti scheme’s progress.

Discussions held on policy matters related to environment clearance, railways & power

Several issues were placed on the agenda for deliberation to expedite the progress of ongoing infrastructure projects, it added. These included issues related to pending forest and environment clearances, facilitation of working permissions/approvals, and ensuring land allocation/transfer and release of funds, it noted.

The statement said that discussions were also held on policy matters related to environment/forest/wildlife clearance, railways and power, etc. Environment clearances and land policies of the railways and MoRTH and making comprehensive guidelines for environment and forest clearance were also discussed at length.

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Officers directed to expedite process of clearances and other matters

The concerned officers were directed to expedite the process of clearance and implementation of the above matters, the statement said, adding that the stakeholder ministries/ departments agreed to look into various issues raised and resolve the same in order to expedite infrastructure projects. Union ministers like Piyush Goyal, Ashwini Vaishnaw and Bhupender Yadav also participated in the meeting.

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