Summary of Projects & Achievements: 48 Months of Narendra Modi Government (Important) (Part - 1) (Download PDF)


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Jal Shakti for Rashtra Nirman - Only 5 National Waterways in last 30 years, 106 added in last 4 years, Sagarmala Project: Over 500 projects with investment of over ₹8 Lakh Crore. Greater efficiency of major ports during April-Dec 17. Average turn-around reduces from 73 to 65 hrs

  • Operating surplus of Major Ports has increased by 11% over previous year

Promising Affordable Air Travel

  • Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik

  • 75 operational airports since Independence, UDAN added 25 airports

  • Regional air connectivity to unserved & underserved airports at subsidized fare of ₹2, 500 per hour

Giving Wings to Aviation Sector

  • Indian emerges as the world’s third largest aviation market

  • Passenger traffic growth in the range of 18 - 20 % over the past three years

  • For the first time, more people traveled in airplanes than in AC trains

  • Domestic air passengers crossed 100 million in 2017

  • National Civil Aviation Policy-2016 unveiled to transform the sector

Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail: Frist Ever Bullet Train in India

  • High Speed of the train will reduce travel time approx. 8 hrs to 2 hrs

  • Generate employment for about 20, 000 workers during the construction phase

More Freight, More Strength to India’s Economy

Highest ever freight loading in 2017 - 18 1, 160 MT

Connecting North-East, Connecting India

  • North East is fully integrated with rest of India with the entire network converted to Broad Gauge

  • Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram on India’s rail map for the first time

Railways Development on Track
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Image of Railways Development on Track

Image of Railways Development on Track

Redefining Safety Measures in Railways
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Image of Redefining Safety Measures in Railways

Image of Redefining Safety Measures in Railways

  • 5, 469 Unmanned Level Crossings eliminated. Average pace of elimination is 20 % more than that of 2009 - 14

  • All unmanned Level crossings on Broad Gauge routes targeted for elimination by 2020

Paving the Roads of Development

  • BHARATMALA PARIYOJANA: PHASE-I ₹5, 35, 000 crore for expanding highways sector with multi modal integration

  • SETU BHARATAM PROJECT FOR SAFER ROADS Making all National Highways free of railway level crossings, by 2019, by building Railways Over Bridges/Under Passes total outlay of ₹20, 800 crore

Enhancing the Pilgrimage Experience with Char Dham Mahamarg Vikas Pariyojna

  • Launched in 2016 to improve connectivity to the Char Dham pilgrimage centres to make journey safer, faster and more convenient

  • Developing around 900 km of national highways at an approximate cost of ₹12, 000 crore

Next Gen Infra for New India

  • India’s Longest Road Tunnel- the Chenani-Nashri Tunnel in Jammu

  • Bridges over Narmada at Bharuch and Chambal at Kota

  • India’s Longest Bridge the 9.15 km long Dhola-Sadiya Bridge over River Brahmaputra in Assam. 24×7 with Eastern Arunachal Pradesh

More Roads and Highways, Greater Transformation
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Image of More Roads and Highways, Greater Transformation

Image of More Roads and Highways, Greater Transformation

2, 000 kms of coastal connectivity roads identified for construction and development

Connecting Villages through Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana

  • Almost 1.69 lakh kilometers of rural roads built

  • Average speed of road construction goes up from 69 km/day (2013 - 14) to 134 km/day (2017 - 18)

  • Rural Road connectivity up from 56 % in 2014 to 82%

  • Enhanced road connectivity in every village by 2019 in inaccessible areas

Urban Transformation through Smart Cities

  • Around 100 urban centres chosen as smart cities to ensure improved quality of living, sustainable urban planning and development

  • Various development projects in these cities will cost ₹2, 01, 979 crores and positively impact almost 10 crore Indians

Invigorating India’s Villages

Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission


  • 153 integrated Cluster Action Plans (ICAPs) for 29 states and 1 UT

  • Agro based and thematic cluster for skilled manpower and economic opportunities

  • 300 Rurban ODF and green growth clusters

Building Homes, Nurturing Dreams

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

  • 1 crore Houses Built

  • When India turns 75 in 2022, every Indian should have his or her own home

  • Loans up to ₹9 lakh and ₹12 lakh get interest subvention of 4 % and 3%

Eliminating Tuberculosis Ahead of the Global Target

  • Treatment for drug sensitive TB is provided through 4, 00, 000 DOT Centres

  • House to house screening of TB symptoms covering 5.5 crore population under Active Case Finding

  • ₹500 monthly nutritional support to patients for the duration of treatment through DBT

More Beds, More Facilities, More Hospitals and More Doctors

  • 20 New Super Speciality AIIMS- like Hospitals being set up

  • 2 new AIIMS announced for Jharkhand & Gujarat in 2017 - 18

  • 73 Government Medical Colleges being upgraded

  • 1675 hospital beds added in the functional AIIMS

  • Total 92 Medical Colleges, resulted increasing of 15, 354 MBBS seats

  • Total 12, 646 PG seats have been increased

Policies in Place for Healthy India

National Health Policy

  • Formulated in 2017, after a gap of 15 years

  • Addresses current & emerging challenges based on changing socio-economic & epidemiological landscapes

Mental Healthcare Act

  • Adopts a rights-based statutory framework

  • Strengthens equality & equity in provision of mental healthcare services

Elimination Diseases, One Dose at a Time

  • India has validated Elimination of Maternal & Neonatal Tetanus in May 2015, before the global target of Dec 2015

  • Action plans to eliminate leprosy by 2018, Measles 2020 and Tuberculosis by 2025 implemented

Mission Indradhanush

  • Completed four phases covering 528 districts

  • 80.63 lakh pregnant woman immunized

  • 3.15 crore children vaccinated

Eliminating Diseases, One Dose at a Time

  • Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) introduced in Nov 2015. Around 4 crore doses administered to children

  • Rotavirus Vaccine Launched in March 2016. Nearly 1.5 doses administered to children

  • Measles Rubella (MR) vaccination camping launched in Feb 2017. Around 8 crore children vaccinated

  • Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) launched in May 2017. Around 15 lakh doses administered to children

Ensuring Affordable & Quality Healthcare

  • 1054 essential medicines brought under Price Control regime giving consumer total benefit of more than ₹10, 000 cr

  • Affordable medicines with PM Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendras. More than 3, 000 stores, resulting in saving of over 50%

  • AMRIT pharmacies provide drugs for cancer and cardiovascular diseases at a discount of 60 % to 90%

  • Prices of Cardiac Stents & Knee Implants reduced by 50 - 70%

Quality and Affordable Health

Pradhan Mantri National Dialysis Program

  • Provide free dialysis services to poor & subsidized services to all patients

  • About 2.5 lakh patients have availed the service

  • 497 dialysis units have been made operational

  • Nearly 25 lakh dialysis session held so far

POSHAN Abhiyaan to Ensure Proper Nutrition

  • First of its kind initiative launched to tackle Malnutrition through multi-modal interventions

  • Target to reduce Malnutrition through Convergence, Use of Technology & a Targeted approach

Yoga for Holistic Healthcare

Celebrated across the world

Huge public participation in yoga around the year, leading to multiple health benefits

Ensuring Good Health of Mother and Child

  • More than 1.16 cr antenatal check-ups conducted at over 12, 900 health facilities

  • More than 50 lakh pregnant woman expected to benefit every year with cash incentive of ₹6, 000

  • 80.63 lakh pregnant woman immunized

  • More than 6 lakh high risk pregnancies identified

Ayushman Bharat to Be World’s Largest Health Insurance Initiative

  • Provide comprehensive Health Coverage up to ₹5 lakh per family per year to around 50 cr people

  • 1.5 lakh sub centres & primary Health Centres being transformed as Health & Wellness Centres (HWCs) to provide Comprehensive Primary Healthcare services

Farmers Get Holistic Protection

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana at Nominal Rates

  • Biggest financial support till date in crop insurance 4.05 cr farmers covered

  • 379.06 lakh hectares land insured for a sum of ₹1, 31, 519 crore

Boost to Milk Production & Farmer Incomes

Rashtriya Gokul Mission

  • New initiative under National Program for Bovine Breeding and Dairy Development of ₹500 cr

  • 20 Gokul Gram are being established and 41 Bull Mother Farms modemed

Image of Boost to milk Production & Farmer Incomes

Image of Boost to Milk Production & Farmer Incomes

Image of Boost to milk Production & Farmer Incomes

Standing with Farmers in Times of Need

  • Relief to farmers in distress given in case of 33 % and more damage to the crop; earlier it was for 50%

  • For food grains damaged due to excessive rainfall, full minimum support price to be paid

  • Families of the deceased persons to be given an assistance of Rs. 4 lakhs, up from Rs. 2.5 lakhs

  • 82 % rise in provision under SDRF** during 2015 - 20, as compared to 2010 - 15. It went up to Rs. 61, 220 crores from Rs. 33, 580.93 crore

Blue Revolution Opens up New Avenues for Farmers

  • Integrated Development & Management of Fisheries with an outlay of ₹3000cr

  • Fish production increased from 186.12 tonnes during 2012 - 14 to 209.59 tonnes during 2014 - 16

Mobilizing Resources to Enhance Agricultural Production

  • Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana to Give a New Boost to Farming 10, 000 clusters covering 2 lakhs hectare area under Organic Farming in 2015 - 18

  • Farmers making informed decisions with Soil Health Cards more than 12.5 crore Soil Health Cards distributed

Value Addition for Better Incomes & Getting the Supply Chain Right

  • PMKSY * launched to modernize supply chain infrastructure

  • Budget allocation doubled to push food processing industry

  • GrAMs, electronically linked to e-NAM, to make direct sale to consumers and bulk purchasers

  • Operation Greens to address piece volatility of perishable commodities like tomato, onion and potato

  • Develop existing 22, 000 rural haats into Gramin Agricultural Markets (GrAMs), helping 86 % small farmers

Helping Farmers Get the Right Price

Electronic National Agriculture Market e-NAM

  • E-trading platforms, 585 regulated markets to fetch best price for farmers

  • 164.53 lakh Tonnes of farm commodities worth ₹41591K cr transacted on e-NAM*

  • More than 87.5 lakh farmers and sellers are registered

Ensuring More Crop Per Drop

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana

  • ₹50, 000 crores to be invested to achieve ‘Har Khet ko Pani’

  • To cover 28.5 lakh hectare area under irrigation

  • Dedicated Micro Irrigation fund of ₹5000 crores

  • 26.87 lakh hectares under micro irrigation from 2014 - 18

  • Facilitating farmers for installing solar water pumps in field irrigation

Fertilizer Units to Boost Production

  • ₹50, 000cr to revive Defunct Fertilizer Units in Gorakhpur, Sindri, Talcher, Ramagundam and Barauni

  • New urea plant to be set up at Namrup with a capacity of 8.4 LMT per annum

Greater Access and Availability of Fertilizers

  • 100 % Neem Coating resulted in improvement in soil health, reduction in pest and disease attack

  • Led to Increased Nitrogen Use Efficiency and increased crop yield

  • Special banking arrangement of ₹10, 000cr to clear fertilized subsidy dues

  • Significant increase in Urea Production with new Urea Policy

  • A reduction in the MRP of DAP*, MOP** and complex fertilizers

Unprecedented Support to Farmers with Hike in MSP & Record Procurement

  • Farmers to get 1.5 times of the production cost as MSP for kharif crops

  • Extent of buffer stock of pulses increased from 1.5 lakh tonnes to 20 lakh tonnes

  • About 16.24 lakh metric tonnes of pulses procured (as on 22.3. 2018)

Affordable Credit for Farmers to Boost Agricultural Productivity

  • 24.53 lakh joint Liability Groups provided ₹26, 848.13 cr loan by banks across the country (as on 31st March, 2017)

  • Under Interest Subvention Scheme short Term Crop loans upto ₹3 lakh extended interest rate of 7 % per annum up to one year

Agricultural Production Touches a New High in 2017 - 18

  • Food Grains – 277.49 MT

  • Rice – 111.01 MT

  • Coarse Cereals – 45.42 MT

  • Pulses – 23.95 MT

  • Sugarcane – 352.23 MT

  • Horticulture – 305.4 MT

Record Budgetary Allocation for Record Outcomes

  • Farm Credit Target raised to ₹11 lakh crore for 2018 - 19

  • Corpus of ₹10, 000 cr to create infrastructure in fishery, aquaculture and animal husbandry sectors

  • Tax incentives to promote post-harvest agricultural activities

  • ₹2, 000 cr for Agri-market infrastructure fund set up

  • ₹1, 290 cr allocated under National Bamboo Mission to help setting up small industries

Record Budgetary Allocation for Farers Welfare on new India
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Image of Record Budgetary Allocation for Farers Welfare India

Image of Record Budgetary Allocation for Farers Welfare India

Multi-faceted Focus on Doubling Farmer’s Incomes

  • Special focus on irrigation with the aim of “Per Drop More Crop”

  • Provision of quality seeds and nutrients based on soil health of each field

  • Large investments in warehousing and cold chains to prevent post-harvest crop losses

  • Promotion of value addition through food processing

  • Creation of a national farm market, removing distortions and e-platform across 585 stations

  • Introduction of a new crop insurance scheme to mitigate risk at an affordable cost

  • Promotion of ancillary activities like poultry, beekeeping and fisheries

Greater Formalization for a Healthier Economy and Securing People’s Rights

  • Number of ITRs filed during FY 2017 - 18 is 6.84 cr, a jump of 80.5 % compared to FY 2013 - 14

  • More than 1 crore taxpayers registered with GST. 35 lakh new taxpayers

  • 50 lakh new bank accounts opened for cashless, transparent transfer of wages, benefiting working workers

  • More than 1.01 crore additional workers enrolled with EPFO and more than 1.3 crore workers registered with ESIC post-demonetization

New Paradigms in Financial Inclusion

  • Direct Benefit Transfer Ensuring Money in Account, Middlemen Out

  • Over ₹3, 65, 996 crore directly transferred into the bank account of beneficiaries for 431 schemes in the last 4 years. More than ₹80, 000 crore saved.

Scoring Centuries in Space Technology

  • India successfully launched a record number of 104 satellites in one go

- Published/Last Modified on: July 14, 2018

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