Posts in category

Transport


Modi’s Sagar Mala Project

On 25 March 2015, the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, shows the final nod to proceed with the Sagarmala Project and prepare the idea and institutional framework. It was an important development in India’s growth story. Taking ex-PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s dream project forward, Modi has correctly identified Sagarmala as a crucial …

What is UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik)

The UDAN Scheme is the main component of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP) which was released by the Ministry of Civil Aviation (India) on June 15, 2016. The program will be combined funded by the central government and state governments, several states have come on board by signing the “Memorandum of Understanding” with the union government …

What is Amrut - Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation?

The Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) is a mission approved by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015 for the transformation and innovation of 500 cities and towns into efficient urban living spaces. The mission was approved by the Cabinet for Rs 50,000 Crore, which is to be spent over the next …

What is the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM)

Cities and towns together make India the world’s second largest urban system. They contribute over half of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and are central to economic growth. For these cities to realize their full potential and become true engines of growth, it is necessary that focused attention is given to the improvement of …

What is Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana

To provide connectivity to unconnected Habitations as part of a poverty reduction strategy government of India has come up with new yojana namely, Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana. A survey by the state government, to identify core network as a part of PMGSY programme, about 1.67 lakh Unconnected Habitations are eligible for coverage under the programme. This …