Rural Development Minister Nitin Gadkari said members of Parliament will also be invited to the meeting to ensure their involvement in the early completion of the development works, many of which have been delayed for years.

Gadkari told Lok Sabha during Question Hour that since contractors from outside Naxal-affected areas were not so keen to work in such regions, government was considering a proposal to split major works and allocate them to small local contractors.

‘Our priority is for speedy completion of development works," he said.

The Minister said various steps are being taken to strengthen the monitoring mechanism and sought the cooperation of MPs in their endeavour.

Gadkari said even after allocating works to the Border Roads Organization, many projects remained incomplete for years and hence there was no guarantee that BRO will be able to complete the works on time.

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