Summary of Projects & Achievements: 48 Months of Narendra Modi Government (Important) (Part - 14) (Download PDF)


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A decisive government solves long pending issues - Un-notified for decades, benami property act finally notified. Land Boundary agreement with Bangladesh finally sealed. A first since independence, budget date advanced to enable better utilization of funds.

  • OROP delivered to ex-servicemen after a 4 decade wait

  • Landmark reform, GST expedited- One Nation One Tax now a reality

Decisively Uprooting Corruption in New India

Taking on the high & mighty

  • Tough measures taken in chasing black money stashed abroad

  • Tax treaties with some nations revised to plug gaps –no round tripping of black money

  • “The black money (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Act, 2015” enacted specifically to deal with black money stashed abroad

  • Prevention of money laundering act now amended to confiscate property against black money stashed abroad

Defeating corruption, come what may!

  • Demonetisation: Brought nation together to fight corruption, black money and terrorism

  • Demonetisation: Audacious action, no playing safe in fear of political implications

  • Notified Benami Property Act and blocked key route for generation & holding of black money

  • No cronyism, no corruption - clean, exemplary coal and spectrum auction

Securing Our Nation, Restoring Its Pride

Tough against terror, deft and persuasive with allies

  • Unprecedented action surgical strikes by Indian Army destroyed terrorist launch pads

  • Deft diplomatic moves post-surgical strikes won global backing

  • Operation conducted to eliminate a group of insurgents in Myanmar

  • India, the first county from region to enter Missile Technology Control Regime MTCR eases access to high technology for our space programme

Nari Shakti: Healthy Mothers for a Healthy Nation

  • Maternity benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2017, increases maximum period of maternity leave to 26 weeks from 12 weeks

  • Maternity assistance of Rs. 6, 000 to ensure pregnant and lactating mothers attain optimal nutritional status.

  • Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan:

  • Making safe pregnancy a social movement

  • More than 11, 000 facilities provide services

  • More than 33 lakh antenatal check-ups conducted

New India’s Notable Golden Indicators an Economic Powerhouse

  • Six golden Indicators of the economy

    • Highest FDI ever ( $63 billion in 2016)

    • Fiscal deficit (3.2%) under control

    • low inflation- down from 11 % in 2014 to approx. 4 % now

    • high GDP growth rate (7%+)

    • rupee exchange rate fairly stable CAD down from 4 % in 2014 to 0.7 % in Apr-Dec, 2016 - 17

  • India, now the world’s most attractive investment destination

  • Make in India is a globally acclaimed brand

Showcasing Soft Power Brand India, Renewed Respect in the World

  • New India, where ancient knowledge gets new-age branding and appreciation

  • India takes Yoga to the world - a route to wellness

  • Yoga inscribed in UNESCO’s ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity’ list

  • The world celebrates International Yoga Day on 21st June every year

New India Infusing New Vigour in Foreign Ties

A long list of firsts in foreign policy outreach

For the first- time ever, an Indian Prime Minister Made:

  • Bilateral visit to Nepal after 17 years

  • Standalone bilateral visit to Sri Lanka in 28 years

  • Bilateral visit to be UAE after 32 Years

  • Standalone visit to Canada after 42 Years

New India Infusing New Vigour in Foreign Ties

A long list of first in foreign policy dynamics

  • Frist ever visit by a US president as the chief guest for republic day

  • Frist ever visit by UAE leadership as chief guest for republic day

  • First India-Arab Ministerial meeting under framework of cooperation with league of Arab states

  • Formation of forum for cooperation with pacific Island Nations

  • First ever collective engagement with ALL African nations in IAFS-II

Scaling the Skies and Beyond – New India’s Space Programme

  • South Asia Satellite launched to help Indian subcontinent

  • Successfully launched IRNSS-1G

  • India joins an elite space club of countries with their own satellite navigation system

  • NavIC, an independent regional navigation satellite system in place

  • Provides position information within India and 1500 km around Indian mainland

Scaling the Skies and Beyond New India, a Space Tech Hub

  • With the world watching in awe, ISRO’s PSLV-C37 was successfully launched

  • ISRO’s world record - successfully launching 104 satellites in one flight

  • Out of these, 101 were international customer satellites

  • Satellites from:

  • USA- 96

  • Israel-1

  • Netherlands- 1

  • Kazakhstan-1

  • Switzerland-1

  • UAE-1

Collaboration to Combat Climate Change Science for Sustainability

  • International solar alliance (ISA) initiated by India

  • Reducing dependency on fossil fuels

  • Leveraged these nation for efficient utilization of solar energy

  • Brought together 121 solar rich countries- lying fully or partially in the tropics

The World’s Growth Engine New India, New Momentum

Image of The world’s growth engine new India, new Momentum

Image of The World’s Growth Engine New India, New Momentum

Image of The world’s growth engine new India, new Momentum

Gearing up for a greener future

  • Consumption of kerosene for lighting and cooking in villages dropped by 21 % to 5.3 million tonnes, in 2016 - 17

  • Greater use of cleaner LPG for cooking consumption jumped 9.8 % to 21.5 million tonnes

  • Coverage of more villages under rural electrification programme

  • Target of 175 GW of power production through renewable sources

  • Massive afforestation along highways planned

  • Efficient LED bulbs replacing incandescent lights leading to huge electricity savings

Putting People First Responsive Redressal

  • Setting new standards in accessibility and dissolving barriers

  • Pushing new frontiers daily in social media usage for citizen usage for citizen welfare

  • Many ministries hailed for active social media presence

  • Swift redressal of public grievances via social media and technology

  • Active monitoring and redressal of grievances through CPGRAMS

From Social Justice to Socio-economic Empowerment

  • Highest priority to social justice for the Vanchit and Shoshit

  • Exclusive special courts for speedy justice in atrocities against SCs & STs

  • National Commission for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes empowered with constitutional status

  • Fast-tracked implementation of Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006

  • 52 lakh individual and community titles distributed in last three years

  • Increase in extent of forest land to 5, 08, 100 hectares

Dedication to Holistic Divyang Welfare

  • Reservation for Divyangs increased to 4 % in government jobs

  • 4700 special assistance camps organized to distribute support equipment

  • Over 6 lakh Divyangs benefitted from special assistance camps

  • Types of disabilities increased from previously 7 to 21 now

  • Speech and language disability and specific learning disability have been added for the first time

Helping Out Citizens in the Toughest of Conditions

  • Flood or drought, farmer distress or accident, quick to help

  • 150 water wagons with more than 6 crore litre water sent to drought-hit Maharashtra

  • Allocation under SDRF increased by 80 % against the earlier 5-year period

  • Allocation under SDRF is now Rs. 61, 220 crores against Rs. 33, 580.93 crores

  • Farmers eligible for assistance towards input subsidy for crop loss of 33 % and above, against earlier 50%

Protecting Each Indian, in Every Part of the World

  • An unprecedented sense of security among Indians beyond borders

  • During 2014: 1, 100 persons evacuated from Ukraine

  • 3, 750 persons evacuated from Libya

  • 7, 200 persons evacuated

  • During 2015, 6, 710 persons (4, 748 Indians) evacuated from Yemen

  • During 2016, 153 Indians from South Sudan were evacuated

National Steel Policy 2017

We are proud to launch the National Steel Policy 2017, which envisages to create a globally competitive steel industry that promotes inter-sectoral growth and will:

  • Provide appropriate policy support in creating an environment for promoting domestic steel

  • Ensure a scenario where production meets the anticipated pace of growth in consumption

  • Create a technologically advanced and globally competitive steel industry that is self-sustainable and environment-friendly

The Way Forward

  • Build a globally competitive domestic steel industry

  • Per Capita Steel Consumption of 160 kgs by 2030 - 3 1

  • Meet entire demand of high-end steel/alloy for strategic applications by 2030 - 31

  • Reduce import dependence on coking coal to ~65 % by 2030 - 31

  • Wider presence, globally, in value added/high-grade steel

  • Energy-efficient steel production in an environmentally sustainable way

  • Establish as a cost-effective and quality steel producer

  • Attain global standards in Industrial Safety and Health

  • Reduce the carbon footprint of the Indian steel industry

Ensuring Worker Welfare for a New India

  • Minimum wages boosted by 42 % in both agri and non-agri sectors

  • For bonus coverage:

  • Calculation ceiling limit doubled to Rs. 7, 000

  • Eligibility limit increased from Rs. 10, 000 to Rs. 21, 000

  • Directly benefits an additional 55 lakh workers

  • Universal Account Number ensures seamless EPF portability for crores of workers

  • Enablement of employers to pay wages to their employees through banks:

  • Increases compliance of payment of minimum wages

  • Ensures health benefits under ESIC reach workers

  • Ensures workers’ social security through Provident Fund

  • Apprentice Protsahan Yojana enables and encourages apprentices

UDAN Takes Flight

Giving flight to common man’s aspirations

  • Enhanced air connectivity with 70 more airports gives unprecedented convenience to common man

  • Proportionate pricing for routes of difference stage length and flight duration

  • Airfare capped at Rs. 2, 500 for a one hours journey of approx. . 500 km

Image of Unifying India by enhancing air connectivity

Image of Unifying India by Enhancing Air Connectivity

Image of Unifying India by enhancing air connectivity

- Published/Last Modified on: July 16, 2018

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