Home Minister reviews development projects in Union Territories

By Accommodation Times Bureau


The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here today reviewed the progress of various development projects in the Union Territories. Senior officials from the UTs of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, NCT Delhi, Lakshadweep and Puducherry briefed the Home Minister on the status of various developmental projects being implemented in their respective UTs.

Among the projects reviewed were Smart Cities Mission, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), Nutritious Food Supply to Women and Children, provision of Drinking Water & Electricity, Swachh Bharat Mission, improvement in Shipping and Road Connectivity and Tourism projects.

The Union Home Minister appreciated the progress achieved in the implementation of various projects aimed at improving ease of living of people.  He exhorted the officials to persevere for completion of the pending projects at the earliest keeping in view the specific requirements and constraints of each UT.

The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba and senior officials of MHA attended the meeting.

The Union Territories are administered in accordance with Constitutional provisions by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs which is the nodal Ministry for all matters of UTs related to legislation, finance and budget, services and appointment of Lt. Governors and Administrators.


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