Gujarat becomes first state to launch Gati Shakti Portal
Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel launched the Gati Shakti Portal on 6 October and said that Gujarat is the first state in India to have launched Gati Shakti Port at the state level.
In order to rapidly expand the Internet service, the Gati Shakti Portal started by the Central Government was also started by the Gujarat Government.
This portal has been started based on the guidance and guidelines of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The portal has been developed by Gujarat Infrastructure Development Board in collaboration with Bhaskaracharya National Institute for Space Applications and Geo-informatics.
The portal will provide ease of doing business to the investors by bringing more transparency in governance. This will save time, money and logistics cost.
It will integrate more than 500 layers of data from 21 state government departments and 52 sub-departments.
Portal focuses on the speedy execution of infrastructure projects in the state.
The main objective of this portal is to reduce red tapism.
With the help of this, infrastructure projects will be accelerated.
PM Gati-Shakti Scheme
Gati Shakti Yojana or 'National Master Plan for Multi-Modal Connectivity Plan' was launched on 13 October 2021 for coordinated and execution of infrastructure projects to reduce logistics cost.
It is a digital platform that will bring together 16 Ministries including Railways and Roadways for integrated planning and coordinated implementation of infrastructure connectivity projects.
This will help in overcoming long-standing issues such as inconsistent planning, lack of standardisation, problems related to clearances, and timely construction and utilization of infrastructure capabilities.
This platform aims to prevent overlapping of works by addressing the issue of government departments working in tandem.
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