Forest and environmental issues continue to dog strategic projects says Rajnath

Vastavam web: Forest and environmental clearance issues continue to dog strategic projects and the central government will expedite the process of giving nod to them, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.Inaugurating the 43rd annual day function of the Military Engineer Services (MES) builders association of India here, Singh also said there is no shortage of funds for development of infrastructure along the border areas.Singh said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid emphasis on the strategic projects and relaxations will be obtained to facilitate completion of projects in national interest.

He said the private-public partnership (PPP) model will be crucial to create strategic infrastructure.Pointing out that e-tendering process has led to transparency, Singh said quality delivery of the projects will be paramount.The home minister called upon the armed forces and the central armed police forces for better coordination on the creation of border infrastructure.Singh said for the first time in India’s history, this government has continued to roll out economic reforms even whwn the economic situation in the country has remained comfortable.