Summary of Projects & Achievements: 48 Months of Narendra Modi Government (Important) (Part - 19) (Download PDF)

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PM Modi announces major decisions to benefit poor, neo –middle class & middle class -Interest subvention for loans of upto Rs. 12 lakhs. Rural houses under PMAY Increased by 33 %. Farmers who have taken loans for Rabi crop exempted from Interest for 60 days.

  • Government adds Rs. 20,000 crore to NABARD fund to ensure cheap credit to farmers

  • 3 crore Kisan Credit Cards will be upgraded to RuPay debit cards

  • Govt will under-write loans given by NBFCs & has asked banks to raise credit limit for small industry from 20 % of turnover to 25 %

  • Govt to double Mudra allocations, giving priority to Dalits, Tribals, Backward Classes & Women.

  • Rs 6000 will be transferred directly to pregnant women who undergo institutional delivery and vaccinate their children

  • Senior citizens to get fixed interest rate of 8 % for a period of 10 years

Massive Increase in Farmers with Crop Insurance under PM Fasal Bima Yojana

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Huge Increase in Insurance Amount for Farmers under PM Fasal Bima Yojana

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Government Launches Lucky Grahak Yojana & Digi-Dhan Vyapar Yojana to Incentivize Cashless Transaction

  • Scheme focuses on aspirations of poor, neo middle class and middle class.

  • Incentives restricted to cashless transactions within range of Rs. 50 to Rs. 3000.

  • The poorest of poor will be eligible for the rewards by using USSD.

  • People in village & rural areas to win the rewards through AEPS.

  • 30 crore Rupay cards holders stand to win rewards in large numbers.

  • All smart –phone users can use UPI to avail a chance to win rewards.

  • Big boost to move towards cashless, corruption free India.

  • Scheme focuses on aspiration of poor, neo middle class and middle class.

  • Transactions through USSD, AEPS, Rupay cards, UPI will get a huge impetus.

Modi Govt’s Strategic Push to Cashless Transactions

  • 23 initiatives taken by Govt to incentivize cashless transactions since February 2016

  • PM Modi urged the nation to move towards cashless transaction in may episode of Mann Ki Baat

  • Government launches Lucky Grahak Yojana & Digi –Dhan Vyapar Yojana to reward people using cashless transaction

Government Launches 2 Path –breaking Schemes to Incentivize Cashless Transactions.

Lucky Grahak Yojana

  • 15,000 consumers using Digital Payments shall win a cash–back prize of Rs. 1,000 daily.

  • Consumers using Digital Payments shall also win Weekly Prizes worth Rs. 1 lakh, Rs. 10,000 and Rs. 5000.

Digi-Dhan Vyapar Yojana

  • Merchants & Traders using digital transactions stand to win a prize worth Rs. 50,000, Rs. 5,000 & Rs. 2,500 weekly.

  • 7000 traders stand to win these prizes.

Government Launches Lucky Grahak Yojana & Digi-Dhan Vyapar Yojana to Incentivize Cashless Transaction

Mega prizes to be announced on 14th April 2017

  • For consumers: 3 mega prizes worth Rs. 1 crore, Rs. 50 lakh & Rs. 25 lakh

  • For Merchants/Traders: 3 Mega prizes worth Rs. 50 lakh & Rs. 12 lakh

Special Incentives to Encourage Digital Payment

Public sector banks advised to not charge more than Rs. 100 per month as rental for POS terminals/Micro ATMs/mobile POS from merchants

Benefits:

  • Nearly 6.5 lakh machines by public sector banks have been issued to merchants

  • Merchants will be benefitted by lower rentals and promote digital transactions

  • With lower rentals, more merchants will install such machines and promote digital transactions.

  • No service tax on digital transaction charges/MDR upto Rs. 2000 per transaction

  • Discount or credit of upto 10 % on the insurance premium sold through the customer portals of public sector insurance companies on digital payment

  • Central Government department & PSUs to bear transactions fee/MDR charges on digital payments. State government being advised to do the same.

  • 10 % discount for toll payment on national highways using RFID card/fast tags in 2016 - 17.

  • Free accidental insurance upto Rs. 10 lakh on buying online ticket in Railways

    Benefits:

    • Will benefit Nearly 14 lakh railway passengers everyday

    • It is expected that another 20 % passengers may shift to digital payments

    • Nearly 11 lakh passengers per day expected to be covered under the accidental insurance scheme

  • Discount of 0.5 % for monthly or seasonal tickets on digital payments from 1st Jan 2017 on suburban railway network

    Benefits:

    • Will benefit nearly 80 lakh passengers using seasonal or monthly ticket on suburban railways

    • As passengers will shift to digital means the cash requirement may get reduced by Rs. 1,000 crore per year in near future.

  • 2 POS devices will be deployed in each of 1 lakh villages with population of less than 10,000. Govt through NABARD will extend financial support

  • Rural regional bank and cooperative bank to issue “Rupay Kisan cards” to 4.32 crore Kisan credit card holders. Govt will support this through NABARD.

Benefit:

  • This will benefit farmers of one lakh village covering a total population of nearly 75 crore who will have facility to transact cash less in their village for their agri needs.
  • Discount of 0.75 % on digital payments at central govt petroleum PSUs

Benefits:

  • Will benefit nearly 4.5 crore customers at petrol pumps per day.

  • This incentive has the potential of shifting at least 30 % customers to digital payments

  • This will reduce the cash requirement of nearly Rs. 2 lakh crore per year at petrol pumps.

Lok Sabha Passes Tax Laws (second Amendment) Bill 2016

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Penalty for wrong doers just got worse –increased by 150%!

  • On provision for taxation and penalty of unexplained credit, investment, cash and other assets
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Penalty in case of search seizure cases got higher by 200%!

  • Alarm bells ringing for the corrupt.
Penalty in case of search seizure cases got higher by 200%

Penalty in Case of Search Seizure Cases Got Higher by 200%

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- Published/Last Modified on: October 26, 2018

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