Modi Sarkar 2.0 on new India’s pathway
As India elected a new government with an enormous mandate (303 seats with 38% vote share & 353 seats with 45% vote share to BJP & NDA respectively) eliminating dynastic politics and moving towards class based politics instead of caste based politics in Loksabha Election 2019. World leaders and leading media platforms throughout the world noted and welcomed the humongous mandate of world’s largest democracy. This mandate reflected trust and confidence in the leadership of Shri Narendra Modi as well as the aspirations and dreams of 130 crore citizens to march towards a New India which even turned the Khan market’s speculations wrong.
People’s participation including NRIs is an essence for a strengthened democracy and nation which was observed throughout a month long election campaign to the rising sun of 23rd may 2019 as well as on 30th May 2019 when Honourable Prime Minister and Union council of Ministers sworn in at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The enthusiasm of every citizen was a peak when while they heard “Mai Narendra Damodardas Modi, Ishwar ki shapath leta hoon” as it was a beginning to an era of New India.
The Modi Sarkar 2.0 is a blend of experience, performance and diligence consisting 58 Ministers of which 24 are cabinet ministers, 24 are ministers of state and 9 as MOS (independent change). Country gets a younger council of ministers with an average age of 60 years out of which 7 ministers are in 40s while the council also has a balanced representation from every state as well. Be it Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman as India’s first full-time women finance minister, Dr. S.Jaishankar (IFS) a former Foreign secretary as Minister of External Affairs or inclusion of Shri Pratap Sarangi was specially applauded. With highly educated ministers in council given the portfolios as per academic knowledge and work expertise as well as experience will act as a catalyst in making a New India.
Commitment and determination of this government towards the ‘mantra’ of India first: People first was gratified on the very first day through it actions for delivering the promises given in manifesto. The PM Kisan is extended to include all farmers which will cover 14.5 crore farmers, special scheme launched to eliminate foot and mouth disease and brucellosis in livestock in 5 years, scheme launched to cover all shopkeepers and traders with turnover below 1.5 crore to stand benefit about 3 crore people, pension scheme launched for social security of small and marginal farmers worth 10,774 crore as well as major changes done in Prime Minister’s scholarship with increase from 2000 to 2500 for boys and 2250 to 3000 for girls will benefit children of martyred police personnel.
The days have gone when air travel was just for a creamy layer of the society as UDAN connects the unconnected. India also charges into the economic sector to become 5th largest economy globally this year, 2nd in APAC region by 2022. In May 2019 only, 814 startups have received recognition which is more than 1 startup every hour. The digital transactions will receive a boost as transfer rates on NEFT and RTGS have been crashed.
India’s visionary actions for Global welfare along with country’s progress is welcomes by the world as Maldives confers Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi by Maldives’ highest honour accorded to foreign dignitaries, ‘The Most Honourable Order of the Distinguished Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen’. The visit of PM Narendra Modi to Sri Lanka & Maldives as well as Nepal visit to Nepal in the first week of assuming the charge reflects India;s priority towards neighbours. Along with PMO and MEA, the Ministry of Home Affairs and Defence Ministry are already in its full pace to get the solutions to vital issues which will give out better results in upcoming days.
India has witnessed the honeymoon period of many newly formed governments in past decades, unfulfilled promises given in manifesto but Modi Sarkar 2.0’s actions from the very first day as a part of 100 days working plan of government and initiation of fulfilling the promises given in manifesto shows that it matches the aspirations of 130 crore Indians. Having a clear vision in action with a decisive leadership we can say that the Modi Sarkar 2.0 is on the New India’s pathway.
– Rangam Trivedi