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Aug 14, 2019
1:56PM

Govt has been able to achieve major milestones because of its clear policy and right intentions: PM

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that what the NDA Government was able to achieve in the first 75 days was the outcome of the robust base it was able to build in the last five years. In an exclusive interview to a news agency, Mr Modi said hundreds of reforms in the last five years have ensured that the country is now ready to take off, powered by the aspirations of the people.  He said, his Government has set an unprecedented pace within just the first few days and it was able to achieve is the result of Right Intentions and Clear Policy.
 
The Prime Minister said, his Government has shown what a resolute government with a strong mandate of the people can achieve. He said, in the first 75 days of the government, a lot has happened, from children's safety to Chandrayaan-II, from action against corruption to freeing Muslim women from the scourge of Triple Talaq, from Kashmir to Kisan. Mr Modi said, the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha has been a record-creating one and it was the most productive session since 1952. He said, it is not a minor achievement but, a historic turn for the better and one which will make the Parliament much more responsive to the needs and aspirations of the people. He added that many momentous initiatives have been taken such as pension schemes for farmers and traders, reform of the medical sector, important amendments in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy code and beginning of labour reforms. 

Replying to a query on National Medical Commission, Mr Modi said, it is a far-reaching reform in this space and seeks to correct the prevalent problems. He said, it contains multiple reforms that curb avenues of corruption and boost transparency. He added that at a time when nations are looking at India to power the next wave of growth in the world, Government realize that this can happen only with a healthy populace. Mr Modi said, Ayushman Bharat is bringing about a revolution in the healthcare sector and it is increasing awareness as well as affordability of quality health care, especially in tier-2 and tier-3 towns. 

The Prime Minister said, education is not just critical but the most important component in the overall spectrum of skilled human resource for a technology-oriented, inclusive, people-centric and people-driven growth model and it not only has to the potential to positively transform lives but also has a bearing on the future of the nation. 

The Prime Minister said, people of India, irrespective of what their political preference is, have supported the steps taken in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh. He said, this is about the nation, not politics. He added that  people of India are seeing that tough but essential decisions that were earlier assumed to be impossible are becoming a reality. 

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