Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the post-Budget webinar on ‘Infrastructure and Investment – Improving Logistics Efficiency with PM Gati Shakti National Master Plan’ on March 4 (Saturday), an official said on Friday.
It is a part of 12 post-Budget webinars being organised by the Central government to seek ideas for implementation of the budgetary announcements.
The Union Budget adopts seven priorities which complement each other and act as the ‘Saptarishi’ guiding us through the “Amrit Kaal”.
The webinar is being organised by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) as the ‘lead ministry’, in association with DPIIT, Ministry of Commerce and Industry as the co-lead ministry.
The webinar will be structured in the format of plenary inaugural and concluding sessions and split into three parallel breakout sessions.
The breakout sessions will cover suggestions on Budget announcements related to infrastructure and investment, their implementation and the way forward.
The three parallel breakout sessions will be – “Improving Logistics Efficiency via Multi-Modality & Filling Critical Infrastructure Gaps”, anchored by the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways; “Planning on PM Gati Shakti National Master Plan”, anchored by the DPIIT and “Infrastructure Development & Investment Opportunities”, which will be anchored by MoRTH.
Some of the industry leaders and experts who are likely to address during the event include Dhruv Kotak (MD, JM Baxi Group), R. Dinesh (MD, TVS Logistics & CII President Designate), Ashok Sethi (Chairman, Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd) among others.