Correct Answer : Option (D) - PM Gati Shakti
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch PM Gatishakti - National Master Plan for multi-modal connectivity to economic zones on Wednesday (13th October 2021). The PM had first announced the plan in his Independence Day speech this year. The PM Gatishakti - National Master Plan, which is the brainchild of the PM is a digital platform that will bring 16 ministries together to improve transparency and coordination in their work.
The Rs 100 lakh crore PM Gati Shakti - National Master Plan aims to provide multi-modal connectivity to economic zones in the country.
Gatishakti will bring ministries including Railways, Civil Aviation, Petroleum, MEITY, Shipping, Road Transport, Textiles and Food Processing together, ending silos in functioning and improving inter-ministerial synergies. According to the reports, the plan aims to integrate planning and coordinated implementation of infrastructure connectivity projects. At the inception, the national master plan will include 16 ministries and departments with an empowered group of secretaries, headed by the Cabinet Secretary ensuring quick decision making.