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PM reviews progress towards holistic development of islands

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, reviewed the progress towards holistic development of islands. The Union Government had constituted the Islands Development Agency on June 1st, 2017. 26 islands have been listed for holistic development. NITI Aayog made a presentation on the elements of holistic development, including key infrastructure projects, digital connectivity, green energy, desalination plants, waste management, promotion of fisheries, and tourism-based projects. Reviewing the work done in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the Prime Minister emphasized on the need for developing an integrated tourism-centric ecosystem, in the areas identified for tourism development. He called for expeditious pursuit of energy self-sufficiency in the islands, which could be based on solar energy.

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