‘India Gave Befitting Reply Through Successful Surgical Strikes’

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  • Current account deficit and fiscal deficits have continuously reduced since 2004. FDI has increased constantly
  • FDI this year has been the highest for any government.
  • My government is closely working with states to identify problems for businesses
  • India is ranked 3rd in list of top host economies in the world investment report
  • India has been facing the grave challenge of terrorism in the last 4 decades. It poses greatest threat. India will work with other countries to combat terrorism. My government will work to ensure the perpetrators are brought to justice.
  • Jammu and Kashmir has been affected by infiltration and terrorism. Loss of lives of security personnel has been a cause of grave concern
  • Steps have been taken to curb left wing terrorism
  • My government is committed to the path of peace and progress
  • India will actively collaborate with other nations to decisively defeat terrorism
  • Prez calls for constructive debate on simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and assemblies and funding of elections.
  • The launch of mobile app BHIM is a tribute to Babasaheb Ambedkar. In a few days it has become one of the most famous app based transactions mechanism in India.
  • Coal blocks and spectrum auction is the most transparent way of allocating natural resources
  • Over 1,100 obsolete laws have been repealed, over 400 are being repealed.
  • Taking forward the concept of cooperative federalism throughout one country one tax, both houses passed the GST in parliament in a record 23 days.
  • My government thanks the GST council for working to resolve standing issues
  • India gave a befitting reply to repeated incursions by conducting successful surgical strikes
  • Amendments in benami act and in treaties with countries like Singapore and change in IT act have ensured policy backed initiatives
  • ISRO added another feather to their cap by launching 20 satellites in one go
  • India launched 8 operational missions covering meteorological, navigation, earth observation & communication satellites
  • Under the BharatNet Project, Optical Fibre Cables now cover over 75,700 Gram Panchayats
  • The National Civil Aviation Policy, will give a major boost to air connectivity in the smaller cities and towns
  • Creation of vital next-generation infrastructure has received special attention of my government
  • The Ministry of Tourism has identified a thematic circuit for the North East region
  • Govt has approved North East BPO promotion scheme for creation of employment opportunities
  • By the end of the year, all Meter-Gauge tracks in the north-eastern states will be converted to Broad-Gauge
  • My government is continuing with the special dispensation in the assistance pattern to the North-eastern states
  • We are opening up road and rail routes to our neighbouring countries to boost the economic development of the region
  • My Government has started the Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga
  • Under its proactive “Act East” policy, my govt is focussing on reducing isolation of the Eastern region & North-east
  • Central to all the policies of my government is the welfare of the poor
  • A more focussed approach has been taken towards inclusive development of the notified minority communities
  • My Government has taken several measures to ensure that the aspirations of people from all communities are fulfilled
  • The Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan is improving accessibility for the Divyang jan at public places
  • Over 6 lakh Divyang jan have so far benefitted from 4700 special assistance camps organised since May 2014
  • My Government is committed to providing the Divyang jan equal opportunities for development
  • Fourteen different sectors have been identified under the Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana for the empowerment of tribals
  • Through Stand-up India initiative, my govt. plans to empower over two and a half lakh SC, ST & women entrepreneurs
  • Social and economic equality for the deprived and disempowered sections is the first promise of our constitution
  • Implementation of the 7th Pay Commission has benefited 50 lakh employees and 35 lakh pensioners
  • Universal Account Number has ensured portability of EPF accounts and has safeguarded the interest of crores of workers
  • Several measures have been taken for the welfare of the shramik
  • Shram-eva jayate is one of the foremost guiding principles of my Govt
  • This will cover 40 districts, help in industrialisation of more than 20 cities
  • 2,500 km of national gas pipeline project – investment of 12,500 crores
  • Northeast is the gateway to Southeast Asia, special focus laid for development of the region
  • By year end, all the meter gauge tracks in the North East will be converted into broad gauge lines
  • Just as the drops of rain water and streams converging in the sea, my government’s policies converge for the development of the poor
  • My government is committed to inclusive developments of minority communities. Fellowships have ensured better education
  • Through the Stand-Up India initiative, the govt plans to empower over 2-and-a-half lakh SCs, STs and women entrepreneurs
  • Like the strings of sitar which play different notes but together play a beautiful melody – different religions
  • A health insurance cover for divyangs
  • Our policy is is improving lives of divyangs. A common sign language being developed inter-country
  • Success of India blind cricket team and success at Paralympics shows what divyangs can achieve given the opportunity. My government is committed to their development
  • 100 of 300 districts will be developed in tribal areas
  • Minimum wages increased by 42 per cent in agricultural and non sectors
  • Workers in informal sector will benefit from decision to make employers pay through bank accounts. They will also enjoy health benefits and social security through PFs
  • To protect senior citizens interest rates have been fixed at 8 per cent per month for 10 years.
  • Promotional scheme with budget of 10,000 crores for employment opportunities
  • My government has opened avenues for higher education for weaker sections
  • There have been more admissions in IITs
  • New skill centres are being established for promoting entrepreneurship
  • Government has announced a package of 6,000 crores, and is expected to generate over 1 crore jobs, mostly for women
  • Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana has been launched with a budget of 12,000 crores to train 1 crore youth over the next 10 years
  • 65 per cent population is below the age of 35. Young people are our greatest strength. Their energies must be channelized.
  • Pradhan Mantri YUVA Yojana launched for promoting entrepreneurship education and training amongst 7 lakh students
  • National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme has been launched with a budget outlay of Rs. Ten thousand crore
  • With motto of “Har Haath ko Hunar”, my govt has taken several steps for skilling youth & improving their employability
  • The revision of Maternity Benefit Act will support pregnant women at the workplace
  • Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan will provide comprehensive ante-natal care to all pregnant women
  • The Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme is yielding encouraging results
  • Our women deserve equal opportunity
  • My government is making Nari Shakti an integral part of our development journey
  • Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana expanded ambit of risk-coverage, doubled sum insured & facilitated lowest-ever premium
  • My Government has taken various steps to transform the lives of our farmers
  • The sown area in the current Rabi season has shown six percent increase in comparison to last year
  • A favourable monsoon supplemented by farmer-oriented schemes has increased the acreage and yield of most Kharif crops
  • Affordable credit, improved irrigation facilities, improved productivity through soil health care cards
  • My government has taken many stops to improve the lives of farmers
  • 3 crore kisan credit cards will be converted into Rupay cards as part of digitisation
  • Corpus of NABARD fund increased to Rs 41,000 cr.
  • Govt focus on holistic development of farm sector.
  • In farmer’s welfare lies the country’s economic prosperity
  • Poor sanitation weakens the economy of the poor households
  • Under this mission 3 crore toilets have been constructed
  • My government has helped poor through housing schemes, clean water and green energy initiatives
  • Mission Indradhanush commits to vaccinate “every child everywhere” against preventable diseases
  • Under Deen Dayal Upadhayay Gram Jyoti Yojana over 11,000 villages have been electrified in a record time
  • 37 percent of the Ujjwala beneficiaries belong to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
  • The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana will make clean energy accessible to the poor
  • Swachh Bharat Abhiyan aims to ensure health and sanitation, particularly for the poor
  • My Government is committed to provide shelter to every houseless poor household through the Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojana
  • My Government has taken many initiatives to improve the quality of life of the poor
  • Under Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana, over Rs. 16000 crore have been made available to SHGs in the current Financial Year
  • Over Rs 2 Lakh Crore has been provided through 5.6 crore loans sanctioned under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana
  • To take the banking system to the doorstep of the poor and the unbanked, the Indian Postal Payment Bank has been started
  • Close to 13 crore poor have been covered under various social security schemes
  • An unprecedented 26 crore plus Jan Dhan accounts have been opened for the unbanked
  • Financial inclusion is key to poverty alleviation
  • My government is guided by the Antyodaya philosophy of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya
  • At the core of all my Govt’s policies is the welfare of the garib, dalit, peedit, shoshit, vanchit, kisan, shramik &yuva
  • My government salutes the strength of janashakti and pledges to constructively utilise it in Rashtra Nirman
  • Janashakti has transformed Swachh Bharat Mission into a jan-andolan
  • Resilience & forbearance demonstrated by countrymen recently in fight against black money & corruption is remarkable
  • This year marks the Centenary year of Champaran Satyagraha
  • We are observing the one thousandth birth anniversary of the great saint-philosopher Ramanujacharya
  • This year marks the 350th birth anniversary of the great Sikh Guru – Guru Gobind Singhji
  • The ideal of saha na vavatu, saha nau bhunaktu has inspired our civilisation from time immemorial
  • I welcome you all to this Joint Session of both Houses of Parliament. This is a historic session due to the advancement of budget and merging of the rail budget

New Delhi: Preseident Pranab Mukherjee addressing Members of both Houses of Parliament at Central Hall of Parliament House on Tuesday. Despite opposition of parties, the government advanced the budget presentation to February 1, which it said would ensure important policy changes are implemented by April 1 when the new fiscal year begins. The economic survey will be tabled onTuesday by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who will present the Union Budget tomorrow. In a first, the Rail Budget has also been merged with the union budget.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged all political parties and leaders to help in a smooth and meaningful functioning of the session. The Trinamool Congress of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has, however, said it will skip the first two days of the Budget session, including the traditional President’s address in Parliament’s Central Hall.

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