Modi’s 1000-day agenda: Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections 2019, BJP manifesto promised that on Platinum Jubilee (completion of 75 years) of India’s Independence, the NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi will fulfill 75 promises to strengthen the country. The manifesto promised to work in the areas of agriculture, infrastructure, railways, and health, among others. PM Modi has set these targets as benchmarks to realise the New India vision.
The Prime Minister has mentioned about these targets in his various speeches. Some of the promises in the 75-point promise are also about measures to strengthen the Indian Railways. Works on all of these have already started and you can expect them to be completed by 2022. Here is a look at five big promises that may change the face of Indian Railways by 2022:
1. In its Lok Sabha elections 2019 manifesto, the party has promised that it will complete conversion of all viable tracks to broad guage by 2022. Read more