Project Monitoring Group (PMG) reviews projects worth INR 2,56,899 Crores at State Review Meetings
PMG regularly conducts review meetings with state governments to discuss issues pertaining to mega infrastructure projects, which are pending with different departments of the concerned state government. These review meetings are attended by senior officials from concerned nodal ministries, departments of the respective state
governments, District Collectors and Project Proponents. Three state review meetings were conducted by PMG with the state governments of Delhi, West Bengal, and Tamil Nadu.
In the Delhi Sub-Group Meeting, under the Chairpersonship of Renu Sharma, Additional Chief Secretary, Urban Development Department, Government of Delhi, 9 issues arising out of 6 projects, having a total investment value of INR 66962.05 crores were discussed and well-defined timelines were given by the state government officials for resolution of all the pending issues.
State review meeting with the state of West Bengal was chaired by Sumita Dawra, Additional Secretary, DPIIT, Govt of India. Furthermore, the state review meeting with Tamil Nadu was chaired by Vikram Kapur, Additional Chief Secretary (Planning and Development), Government of Tamil Nadu and co-chaired by Sumita Dawra, Additional Secretary, DPIIT, Government of India. Issues pending in mega infrastructure projects spanning across major sectors including Railways, Roads & Highways, Oil & Gas, Coal, Power, Education, Atomic Energy, Real Estate and Public Space Development were discussed at length in both the meetings.
In the West Bengal review meeting, 73 issues in 22 projects having an investment value of INR 1,21,792.41 Crores were reviewed. 5 issues across 5 projects were resolved and specific timelines were given for the pending issues.
In the Tamil Nadu state review meeting, 44 issues in 17 projects with investment value of INR 68,144.94 Crores were taken up. Out of these, 7 issues across 4 projects were resolved and well-defined timelines were given for the pending issues.