Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the PM Gati Shakti initiative will lead to rapid infrastructure development and also generate employment.
Addressing a webinar on February 28, the Prime Minister said, "PM Gati Shakti will not only lead to rapid infrastructure development but also generate employment. With PM Gati Shakti, we will be able to optimally utilise our resources."
The Prime Minister highlighted that PM Gati Shakti will enhance the infrastructural fervour of New India.
"To fulfil the dreams of 21st century India, PM Gati Shakti will enhance the infrastructural fervour of New India," he said.
He also said that technology will play a major role in enhancing PM Gati Shakti initiative and further added that it will help in boosting the country's exports and make MSMEs globally competitive.
The Prime Minister said, "Technology will also play a major role in PM Gati Shakti. We have to find ways to construct quality infrastructure that are not only cost-effective but also disaster resilient."
He highlighted that PM Gati Shakti Masterplan has more than 400 layers of data plan.
The government informed earlier that PM Gati Shakti is an initiative aimed at synergising the infrastructure projects of all key infrastructure Ministries including Railways, Roadways, Waterways and Aviation for planning and coordinated execution of nation-wide infrastructure projects including all the State Governments.