PM asks progress of PRAGTI from CS through VC

Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought status of Deoband-Roorkee rail track laying project  and also into CCTNS (crime and criminal tracking network system) from the state chief secretary S Ramswami while  reviewing PRAGTI (Pro Active Governance and Timely Implementation), through video conferencing.  Chief secretary has assured that the half of the cost-estimated to be around Rs 153 crore aside from Rs 400 crore to be spent on land acquisition- involving the Deoband-Roorkee rail track laying project would be  borne by the state government.


CS has been told that as Deoband-Roorkee rail  link project  is logistically important for the state. Once it is completed then distance between Roorkee and Muzaffarnagar would be substantially reduced y 42 km from current distance.  The 27.45 kilometer long rail line would have 30 small and four large bridges as well.


Sharing details about the CCTNS, CS said that Uttarakhand has been connected with the national data centre. In the state, the public based portal  is available for  the people. Police stations have been lodging 100 percent FIRs through CCTNS, he informed the PM while adding that the  Union home ministry and the National Crime Record Bureau have been jointly monitoring it.


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