Current Affairs

PRAGATI

Current context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the first PRAGATI meeting of the year 2020 on 22nd January 2020.
PRAGATI 
  • PRAGATI stands for Pro-Active Governance And Timely Implementation.
  • PRAGATI is the ICT based multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation, involving Central and State governments.
  • Prime Minister had launched the PRAGATI is a multi-purpose and multi-modal governance platform on 25th March 2015.
  • The platform is an interactive platform aimed at addressing the common man’s grievances.
  • It includes simultaneously monitoring and reviewing important programmes and projects of the Centre as well as projects flagged by various State governments.
  • This was Prime Minister's thirty-second interaction through PRAGATI and focused on:
    1. A total of eleven items, out of which nine are delayed projects.
    2. These nine projects worth over Rs 24,000 crores are spread over nine states and three Union Territories.
    3. Progress under insurance schemes- PMJJBY and PMSBY schemes reviewed.
  • Key highlights of PRAGATI platform:
    1. It is a three-tier system (PMO, Union Government Secretaries, and Chief Secretaries of the States).
    2. The first such programme was launched on 25th March 2015.
    3. It is held once in every month on Fourth Wednesday.
    4. Issues are picked up from the available database regarding Public Grievances, on-going Programmes and pending Projects.
    5. The issues flagged are uploaded seven days prior to the PRAGATI day.
    6. The system has been designed in-house by the PMO team with the help of National Informatics Center (NIC).

Question: 

Q.1 The PRAGATI platform was launched in 2015 as the ICT based multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance. The T in PRAGATI stands for?
a. Timely
b. Tentative
c. Tertiary
d. Tuning
PRAGATI PRAGATI Reviewed by Neha Verma on January 22, 2020 Rating: 5

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