Narendra Modi Achievements Summary
During his tenure, he initiated and oversaw several key policies, programs, and initiatives. Here is a summary of some of his notable achievements as Prime Minister:
- Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY): Launched in August 2014, this financial inclusion program aimed to provide access to banking services to the unbanked population of India. It has been successful in opening millions of bank accounts and increasing financial literacy.
- Make in India: This campaign was launched to promote India as a global manufacturing hub. The goal was to attract foreign investments and boost domestic manufacturing, creating employment opportunities.
- Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Campaign): Launched in October 2014, this initiative focused on improving sanitation and cleanliness across India. It involved building toilets, waste management systems, and promoting hygiene practices.
- Digital India: This program aimed to digitize various government services and make them accessible to all citizens. It also aimed to promote digital literacy and expand broadband connectivity.
- Goods and Services Tax (GST): The implementation of GST in 2017 aimed to simplify India’s complex tax system, promoting ease of doing business and a unified national market.
- Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana: Launched in 2016, this program aimed to provide LPG connections to below-poverty-line households, reducing indoor air pollution and improving the health of women and children.
- Aadhaar and Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT): The Aadhaar system, which assigns a unique identification number to every Indian citizen, has been integrated with various government schemes to ensure direct and efficient transfer of benefits and subsidies.
- Jan Aushadhi Yojana: This initiative aimed to provide affordable generic medicines to the public through Jan Aushadhi Kendras (medicine stores).
- Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan (Self-Reliant India Campaign): Launched in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this campaign focused on economic self-sufficiency by promoting local manufacturing and businesses.
- Infrastructure Development: The government invested heavily in infrastructure development, including the construction of highways, rural roads, and urban transportation projects.
- Foreign Policy: Modi’s government worked on strengthening India’s relationships with various countries, including the United States, Russia, and neighboring nations.
- Security Measures: Initiatives were taken to strengthen national security, including surgical strikes across the border and policies aimed at countering terrorism.
Please note that this summary is based on information available up to September 2021, and there may have been further developments and policy changes since then. Public opinion about these initiatives varies, and the impact of these policies is a subject of ongoing debate and analysis.