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An IAS officer got a call from Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 10 pm for THIS

This is why an IAS officer got a call from PM Modi at 10pm in the night

Earlier this month, it was reported that the supply of essentials and fuel has improved in Tripura because NH 208 that connects Tripura with the rest of the country has been repaired. Now we know, why and how.

A post on Quora has gone viral on social media wherein a user named Pushpak Chakraborty shared an episode narrating how an IAS officer posted in Tripura got a call from Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 10pm on July 21 asking for his help to repair National Highway 208.

According to his post, one of the officials from Prime Minister’s Office called the officer whose name has not been revealed in the post and was asked if he could talk to the PM for a few minutes. “His brain froze for a few seconds and he could feel his legs shivering. He meekly whispered yes and after a few beeps, the call was transferred and none other than Mr Modi was on call,” he wrote.

Modi apologised for calling so late in the night but emphasised the need of the hour. He asked the officer to help the state repair the highway because of its importance and also informed him that he government has spoken to the officials in Assam and Tripura and he’ll be provided with everything he needs.

“Next day, when he reached his office, he got communications from Tripura Government, Assam Government and GOI (Government of India). He was sanctioned funds for the project to repair 15 kms of the highway. He immediately took his staff and went to visit the stretch. He found 6 JCBs (truck) standing there that were provided by Assam Government. Over the next 4 days, more than 300 trucks with materials kept arriving and along with local workers and PWD officials from Assam and Tripura, he opened the highway for vehicles with necessities for Tripuram (Tripura),” wrote Chakraborty.

Read his full post here:

An IAS officer who is well known to my father and is posted in North Tripura got a call at 10pm on 21st July. He was surprised to get a call so late in the night.

A young voice from the other side apologised for calling so late and asked if he is free for a few minutes because the Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi wants to talk to him.

His brain froze for a few seconds and he could feel his legs shivering. He meekly whispered yes and after a few beeps, the call was transferred and none other than Mr Modi was on call. Modi apologised to him again for calling so late and said that he is just done with a meeting with Mr Nitin Gadkari and they needed his help to repair National Highway 208-A connecting Tripura to the rest of the country. He says he doesn’t even remember how he responded to it. All he remembers is Modi telling him that the GOI has spoken to both the Assam and Tripura Government and all help would be provided to him to oversee the project.

He didn’t sleep that night. Modi’s voice kept echoing in his mind and he couldn’t believe what had just happened. He tried connecting all dots and couldn’t find any logic.

Next day, when he reached his office, he got communications from Tripura Government, Assam Government and GOI. He was sanctioned funds for the project to repair 15 kms of the highway. He immediately took his staff and went to visit the stretch. He found 6 JCBs standing there that were provided by Assam Government.

Over the next 4 days, more than 300 trucks with materials kept arriving and along with local workers and PWD officials from Assam and Tripura, he opened the highway for vehicles with necessities for Tripura.

Yesterday Mr Nitin Gadkari called him to thank him for his remarkable efforts and promised that NH-44 would be repaired on a war mode. He also asked him to visit PMO office whenever he is in Delhi.

That’s my India with such remarkable stories of valour and I am proud of it. This story signifies how the Central Government is concerned about its people and there are numerous, I repeat, numerous such stories from across the country.

Apparently, the officer couldn’t sleep all night because Modi’s voice didn’t leave his mind and he just couldn’t believe what had happened.

The IndianExpress.com could not independently verify the incident.

[source;indianexpress]