Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been ranked among the top 10 most powerful people in the world by Forbes in a list that has been topped for the first time ever by Chinese President Xi Jinping, who dethroned Russian President Vladimir Putin as the most influential person on the planet.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked his team to crunch numbers and figure out how many jobs were created in the four years of his rule — a key factor watched by the nation headed for elections in 2019.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set stiff deadlines for the execution of India’s first bullet train project and is monitoring its progress very closely. At a recently held PRAGATI session in which he reviewed key infrastructure projects,
India’s infrastructure growth slowed to a three-year low of 4.2 per cent in the fiscal year ending in March, indicating Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces a tough challenge to boost investment ahead of general elections due early next year.
Acting on an idea pushed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Railways plans to install at least one lakh stainless steel benches in 1,500 stations across the country. The benches will sport the name of the local Member of Parliament, whose funds will be used, as sponsors of the project.
In a noteworthy development, all of India’s 597,464 inhabited villages have now joined the country’s mainline electricity supply network. It will be recalled that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced on August 15, 2015
The BJP government has ordered round-the-clock power supply to Muslim dominated districts during the forthcoming month of Ramzan in Uttar Pradesh. The move comes about a year after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during UP assembly election campaign, accused the then ruling Samajwadi Party of playing politics over religion by giving long hours of power supply on Eid than Diwali.