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Info on UPA's major decisions not reaching people: Sibal

Info on UPA's major decisions not reaching people: Sibal

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The UPA-led government has taken "very big decisions" and brought "path breaking reforms" but information regarding these decisions and reforms is not reaching the people, Communications and IT Minister said today.

He also accused electronic media of presenting the Centre’s performance in "poor light" by not sharing any information with regard to government’s decisions. "...

Some times discussions take place inside Parliament or outside Parliament that this government (UPA) does not take decision. But I think that the way this government took decisions in the field of education, IT or telecom sector .. perhaps it would not have happened in last 60 years (by any government) ... But the problem is information regarding these decisions does not reach people," he said.

"UPA government has taken very big decisions but those who run 24x7 (channels) do not share with people and then blame that Centre is not doing anything," he said.  

He said the Centre wanted to push education reforms but it could not do so because of opposition in Parliament.

"Our National Accreditation Bill and Education Malpractices Bills are pending in Parliament. We brought these bills ... But problems lies somewhere else," he said.

"If Parliament passes it (Bills) quality education will be given to students ... Educational institutions will have to be accredited ... Malpractices in education will be cured."

Sibal also rejected the charge of non-Congress states that Centre was giving step-motherly treatment to them.

"We are giving money to states, we are giving concessions to them (and) we are creating employment in these states. But even then we face the blame that Centre does not do anything for states," he rued.

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