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After 50 Days, Narendra Modi 2.0 Pats Itself On The Back: Prakash Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar


New Delhi: The second term of the Modi government caters to all sections of the society and the pace of reforms, welfare and justice for all has been faster than in the first term, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday. He was presenting the report card of the government after the completion of 50 days.

The Minister stressed that making India a $5 trillion economy was no more just a dream and a roadmap for achieving it had been laid down in these 50 days. Emphasising that the government had strived to be inclusive, he said the primary focus of the government was towards farmers, soldiers, youths, labourers, businessmen, research, relation with neighbouring countries, investment, infrastructure development, fight against corruption and social justice.

Enumerating several key decisions of the government, Prakash Javadekar said: “Rs 6,000 will now be provided to all farmers, Minimum Support Price (MSP) for several crops has doubled and in some cases trebled in comparison to 2014 rates, 10,000 farmers producer organisations are being formed. Changes in Labour Code will benefit 40 crore informal sector workers through wage and labour security. For the first time, pension has been provided for traders.”

Javadekar added that in the course of next five years, Rs 100 lakh crore will be invested towards development of infrastructure. He highlighted that the government was working in mission mode to comprehensively address water-related issues. On the security front, he highlighted that the government had been successful in reducing the impact of separatists in Jammu and Kashmir. He added that India had emerged as a global leader. (IANS)



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