Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently chaired the meeting of the 37th edition of PRAGATI.
About the platform:
PRAGATI (Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation) is an ICT based multi-purpose and multi-modal platform launched in 2015 by the Prime Minister’s office (PMO).
It is aimed at addressing common man’s grievances and simultaneously monitoring and reviewing important programmes and projects of the Government of India as well as projects flagged by State Governments.
It is also a robust system for bringing e- transparency and e-accountability with real- time presence and exchange among the key stakeholders.
It also promotes cooperative federalism as it brings on one platform the Secretaries of Government of India and the Chief Secretaries of the States.
Who designed it?
The system has been designed in-house by the PMO team with the help of National Informatics Center (NIC).
Key features of PRAGATI application:
It is a three-tier system (PMO, Union Government Secretaries and Chief Secretaries of the States).
The Prime Minister will hold a monthly programme where he will interact with the Government of India Secretaries, and Chief Secretaries through video-conferencing enabled by data and geo- informatics visuals.