A Regional Workshop for the South Zone on PM Gati Shakti National Master Plan (NMP) has organized by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry, on March 10-11, 2023, at Le Meridien in Kochi. Representatives of the governments of Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Puducherry, Lakshadweep, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Daman & Diu participated in the Workshop.
The Regional Workshop in Kochi is the second among the five regional workshops being planned across the country. The first regional workshop was held in Goa on February 20, 2023. The regional workshops are focusing on strengthening the institutional mechanism of State Technical Support Units (TSU) for integrated planning. Identifying common challenges and issues in the adoption and implementation of PM GatiShakti NMP and discussions on roadmaps for the adoption of PM GatiShakti for planning at the district level are also key focus areas.
KSIDC is the state nodal agency for coordinating the initiatives and programs under PM Gati Sakti NMP for the State.