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66th Meeting Of Network Planning Group

66th Meeting Of Network Planning Group:

The 66th meeting of Network Planning Group (NPG) was held under the chairpersonship of Additional Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade.

  • Network Planning Group is an Integrated Multimodal Network Planning Group (NPG) with heads of Network Planning Division of all connectivity infrastructure Ministries & Departments.
  • It is responsible for unified planning and integration of the proposals and assist the Empowered Group of Secretaries (EGoS) in respect of its mandate.
  • It facilitates regular interactions between the stakeholders.
  • It will guide all the Departments/ Ministries responsible for creation of economic zones and connectivity infrastructure during the planning phase itself.
  • The parameters/prescribed norms of the overall National Master Plan will be the overarching objective of the NPG for examining and sanctioning future projects thus leading to minimising of disruptions and strive for the creation of an ideal & efficient operating system for all infrastructure projects in the country.
  • Its role is to ensure:
    • integration of networks;
    • enhance optimization through modification/expansion/new network creation;
    • avoid duplication of works for holistic development of any region;
    • reduction logistics costs through micro-plan detailing.