PM Narendra Modi mentioned centre will make investments Rs 100 lakh crore in infrastructure constructing.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his Independence Day handle to the nation as we speak, mentioned India doesn’t wish to wait too lengthy for incremental progress and known as for a “high jump”. He additionally introduced that his authorities would make investments Rs 100 lakh crore in infrastructure constructing.
“India does not want incremental progress. A high jump is needed, our thought process has to be expanded. We have to keep in mind global best practices and build good systems,” PM Modi mentioned, addressing the nation from the Pink Fort on India’s 73rd Independence Day.
He mentioned India has modified and the way in which it thinks has modified. “We are no longer content with mediocrity.”
He continued: “Today, when a railway station is made five-star, the locals ask, ‘When will we get an airport?’ When a new rail track reaches a town or village, locals ask, ‘When will we get the Vande Bharat Express?’ When a road comes up at a village, they ask, ‘When are we getting a highway?’ When electricity reaches the remotest areas, people ask, ‘When will we get 24X7 electricity?'”
This, he mentioned, was New India.
“This shows the aspirations and expectations of the people of New India, and we will do our best to ensure that their expectations are met,” he mentioned.
PM Modi was addressing his first Independence Day speech after successful a second straight time period within the nationwide election earlier this 12 months.
“In the first 70 years since our Independence, we became a $2 trillion economy. But only in the last five years between 2014 and 2019, we added $1 trillion to it, making India a $3 trillion economy. And if we could do that in just five years, I am confident we will make India a $5 trillion economy in the next five years,” he mentioned.
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