Did Modi govt deliver on Budget 2014 promises? Here's an analysis

Fifty-six months on, here is the government's record in implementing schemes and projects: of Budget 2014

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Arup RoychoudhuryIndivjal Dhasmana New Delhi
In its first Budget presented to the Lok Sabha in July 2014, the NDA government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced a number of laudable initiatives. These included the development of 100 smart cities, the overhaul of the petroleum and food subsidies, digitisation, and a scheme for the uplift of the girl child called Beti Bachao Beti Padhao.

Fifty-six months on, the government’s record in implementing these schemes and projects has been mixed. Take for example, the Smart Cities Mission, launched in June 2015 with the aim of developing 100 smart cities as satellite towns of larger cities

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First Published: Jan 31 2019 | 9:44 PM IST

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