Economic Revival Paramount Task of Modi Govt – Prez Pranab Mukherjee

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By Sarkaritel June 10, 2014 09:03

Economic Revival Paramount Task of Modi Govt – Prez Pranab Mukherjee


By TN Ashok

09pranab_mukherjeeNew Delhi, june 09 2014: President Pranab Mukherjee today unveiled the road map of the new BJP led NDA government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying “Economic revival was going to be the primary task of the government besides maximum emphasis on infrastructure development”.

Addressing a joint sitting of both the houses of parliament here, Mr Mukherjee said, the Modi government would function primarily on the basis of the mantra of “minimum government, maximum governance”. It would dedicated to the poor, would commit itself to the role of poverty elimination, take necessary steps to ensure security to citizens in all its entirety.

Na    The President said that e-governance plan would be be expanded to eliminate paper work and streamline procedures for quicker clearances. He expressed concern that GDP was less than 5%, inflation at an unacceptable level… Will work together to usher in a better economy and accelerate job creation. 

“E    Employment opportunities will be expanded by promoting tourism the president said adding , “” Government will undertake reforms to ease business,

  • Tax regime will be made non-adversarial… Reforms to help businesses… FDI will be allowed where jobs can be created.”

“My government will take steps to prevent hoarding and black marketing. Government is aware of a sub-normal monsoon this year and is prepared with contingency plans”, the President said adding the government is committed to improving quality of life in villages by empowering people through a strong Panchayati Raj system. Also, Government will adopt national land use policy/

The following are the highlights of President Pranab Mukherjee’s address to the joint session of parliament.

Here are the highlights:

  • Each drop of water is precious… my government is committed to giving high priority for water security
  • By harvesting rain water, we will nurture water conservation and ground water recharge
    Hon’ble members, India is world’s oldest civilisation. Today, it is also a country with the large population of youth… we must nurture them with incentives and right skill set to reap dividends
  • We will set up IITs and IIMs in every state
  • My government will strive to break barriers between formal education and skill development
  • Children and youth of the country need avenues for recreation… My government will launch national sports talent recognition programme
  • Government will have zero-tolerance for violence against women
  • State specific development models will be developed taking into account specific state problems
  • Government committed to 33% reservation for women in Parliament
  • Government committed to providing clean and efficient administration, installation of Lokpal to curb corruption
  • Government systems, processes will be re-visited to make them citizen-friendly, corruption-free
  • Government is committed to rid the country of the scourge of corruption and the menace of black money
  • Keeping in mind that the “justice delayed is justice denied”, government will look at multi-pronged approach to tackle the high pendency of cases in the country… it will look at filling up vacancies in the judiciary… will give emphasis to alternate methods of dispute resolution
  • Infiltration in North East will be dealt with on a priority basis
  • National e-governance plan will be expanded
  • GDP is less than 5%, inflation at an unacceptable level… Will work together to usher economy, accelerate job creation
  • Employment opportunities will be expanded by promoting tourism
  • Government will undertake reforms to ease business
  • Tax regime will be made non-adversarial… Reforms to help businesses… FDI will be allowed where jobs can be created
  • Government will launch diamond quadrilateral network of railways
  • Low-cost cost airports will be developed to promote air connectivity
  • International civil nuclear agreements will be operationalised
  • River Ganga is a part of our rich cultural heritage, lifeline of millions. However, it continues to be polluted… government committed to providing a clean, perennial Ganga.
  • Government recognises the central role of science and technology in improving the quality of life. It will encourage and incentivise the use of technology and nurture innovation.
    Government will establish institutes of technology for rural development
  • The country is proud of its armed forces… we will strengthen defence preparedness by modernising or armed forces… government will do everything to repay the debt to our brave soldiers.
  • India’s foreign policy, with its civilisational roots and heritage, is based on the principles of friendly relations with all countries.
  • We will never shy away from raising issues of concerns at the bilateral level… we emphasise that the future of shared prosperity can only be built on the foundation of stability
  • Focus on 5 Ts – Tradition, Talent, Tourism, Trade and Technology
  • People of India have given a clear mandate… they want to see a vibrant, dynamic and prosperous India… they want to see a resurgent India.
  • In 60 months, we should be able to see with confidence and pride that we have done it.
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By Sarkaritel June 10, 2014 09:03