India 2019

FM exhorts PSBs to instil measures, live up to trust reposed in banks

FM on clean lending, inclusiveness index and psbloansin59mins

The Union Minister of Finance and Corp[orate Affairs, Arun Jaitley said the Formalisation of the Indian Economy through the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), GST, demonetisation and digital payments have enabled better assessment of financial capacity and risks, and coupled with inclusive growth through massive financial inclusion, has unlocked purchasing power, which will drive India’s growth. The Finance Minister said ...

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New India’s biggest health welfare scheme – Ayushman Bharat unveiled by PM Modi @Ranchi, Jharkahnd

Narendra Modi in Ranchi, Jharkahnd on September 23, 2018

India took a giant leap towards providing accessible and affordable healthcare to the common man with the launch of Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on 23rd September, 2018 at Ranchi, Jharkhand. Under the vision of Ayushman Bharat, Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) shall be implemented so that each and every vulnerable ...

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Culture of taking everyone along makes India different: Modi

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi attending Ashara Mubaraka – Commemoration of the Martyrdom of Imam Husain (SA), organised by the Dawoodi Bohra community, at Saifee Masjid, in Indore, Madhya Pradesh on September 14, 2018.

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on 15 September 2018 addressed a huge gathering of Dawoodi Bohra community, at Ashara Mubaraka, the commemoration of the martyrdom of Imam Husain (SA), in Indore. Remembering the sacrifices of Imam Husain, Prime Minister said that Imam always stood against injustice and attained martyrdom for up keeping peace and justice. He added that the teachings of Imam ...

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Behaviour change soul of Swachh Bharat Mission- Puri @ Swachh Survekshan-2019 workshop

Delhi Regional Workshop

The Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri has said that the civic bodies of the national capital will achieve their physical target of  constructing  5 lakhs community and 67 lakhs individual household toilets by the end of 2019.  Speaking after inaugurating a workshop on “Swachh Survekshan-2019” for the municipal bodies of the national capital city ...

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Private sector should propagate India’s culture, heritage and various art forms@ VP at Legends of India Awards

Painter and Sculptor, Satish Gujral

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that we must integrate Art and Culture into our education system. He was addressing the gathering after giving away Lifetime Achievement Awards to Painter and Sculptor, Satish Gujral, renowned Violinist, T.N. Krishnan and Theatre personality, Ratan Thiyam, organised by the Legends of India, on 31st August 2018. The Vice President said that ...

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Demonetisation and Formalisation of the Economy – Arun Jaitley

Guest write on Demonetisation and Formalisation of the Economy - by Arun Jaitley.

Seen in the picture is Arun Jaitley chairing the 27th GST Council Meeting, via video conference, in New Delhi on May 04, 2018.

The Reserve Bank has twice released its reports stating that the demonetised Notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 have been substantially deposited in the Banks.  A widely stated comment has been that just because most of the currency came back into the Banks, the object of Demonetisation has not succeeded. Was the invalidation of the Non-deposited currency the only object of ...

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River Ganga set for a new lease of life by 2020; revival to transform Ganga as a globally renowned tourist destination

Nitin Gadkari sharing the revival strategy in place for River Ganga by 2020

 The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari has said that it is feasible to achieve the target of cleaning almost 70%-80% of river Ganga by March 2019 and the whole river by March 2020. He said that private sector support and funding through Hybrid Annuity Model are two instruments ...

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WHO lauds India’s Commitment to Accelerated Sanitation Coverage; Swachh Bharat Mission also yields other broad health benefits

India’s Commitment to Universal Sanitation Coverage has won praise from WHO for savings lives and leapfrogging to achieve SDG 3 and 6. Seen in file picture is Prime Minister,  Narendra Modi giving away awards to the winners of national essay, painting and film competitions, at an event to mark the Swachh Bharat Diwas: the 3rd anniversary of the launch of Swachh Bharat Mission and the conclusion of “Swachhata hi Sewa” fortnight, in New Delhi on October 02, 2017.

WHO lauds India’s commitment to accelerated coverage of safe sanitation services which, assuming 100% coverage is achieved by October 2019, could avert up to 300 000 deaths due to diarrheal disease and protein-energy malnutrition (PEM) since the country launched the Swachh Bharat Mission in 2014. As the initial results of a WHO modelling study on the health impact of the ...

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‘India now ranks second globally in the manufacture of mobile phones’

RoK President -Moon Jae-In

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, and the President of the Republic of Korea, Moon Jae-in, on 9 July 2018 jointly inaugurated a large mobile manufacturing facility of Samsung India Electronics  at Noida. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister described the occasion as a special one, in the journey to make India a global manufacturing hub. He said the investment of ...

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India catches up with GenNext roads to prosperity; PM Modi inaugurates Eastern Peripheral Expressway

Prime Minister Narendra Modi @ Meerut Expressway

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday 27 May 2018, dedicated to the nation two newly built expressways in the Delhi NCR Region. The first of these is the 14 lane, access controlled, package –I of the  Delhi-Meerut Expressway, stretching from  Nizammudin Bridge to Delhi UP Border.  This 8.360 kms stretch of National Highway  has been completed in a record time of 18 ...

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Piyush Goyal takes temporarily charge of Finance and Corporate Affairs

PM Modi poses among people of Nepal on his two day trip and announces minor reshuffle in his cabinet on arrival on 14 May 2018

The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed the following reallocation of portfolios amongst the members of the Union Council of Ministers as during the period of indisposition of Arun Jaitley, Minister; the portfolios of Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs held by him, be temporarily assigned to Piyush Goyal, in addition to his existing ...

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Economic Survey 17-18 hints at Acche Din Ahead as India poised to emerge as world’s fastest growing major economy

Economic Survey 2017-18 gives India hint of better economic growth ahead in 2018-19. Seen in the picture are Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu,  Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and the Speaker, Lok Sabha, Sumitra Mahajan  at the ‘Beating Retreat’ ceremony, at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi on January 29, 2018.

The Acche Din seems to be closing by as the Economic Survey 2017-18 tabled by the finance minister Arun Jaitely in Parliament on 29 January 2018 ahead of the Union Budget on 1 Feb 2018 reflects that a series of major reforms undertaken over the past year will allow real GDP growth to reach 6.75 percent this fiscal and will rise to ...

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