PM Modi puts India in driver’s seat of World economy : Sonowal

Cuttack, Dec 28 (UNI) The visionary leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has put India in the driver’s seat of World Economy, Union Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal said.

India, he said, had secured an important role in delivering economic growth for the world and moving ahead towards becoming a top Three Global economy by 2030.

The Union Minister was here to attend the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra programmes at Dharipur GP of Athagada block.

He further said India, under Modi ji, has become a major Economic country in the world, eclipsing the dark age of Congress governments when corruption and inefficient governance ruled the roost.

Modi’s nine years of good governance has delivered what six decades of bad governance by Congress failed to deliver for the welfare of the people, Sonowal remarked.

An IEC van, as part of the coveted Sankalp yatra, was flagged off on the occasion.

The Minister highlighted the transformative journey of the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra (VBSY) and said under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ,the country is moving ahead confidently towards realising his vision of an Atmanirbhar Bharat by the end of this Amrit Kaal.

He said “We are committed to ensure welfare of the people, adding, that as many as 80 crores of people received free foodgrains under PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana.

To weed out corruption in the system for maximisation of welfare of the marginalised, the ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ was executed which helped people, especially the migrating class.

India also achieved financial inclusion as crores of people were brought into the formal system of banking by Jan Dhan Yojana’ which helped in implementing Direct Benefit Transfer of more than Rs.32.29 lakh crores with an estimated savings of Rs.2.73 lakh crores by the end of last fiscal.

This not only broke the middlemen nexus but made the system far more efficient. As many as 13.5 crore Indians lifted from Multi dimensional poverty in the last 5 years, with rural areas recording the fastest decline in poverty from 32.59 percent to 19.28 percent.

Sonowal also interacted with the beneficiaries of PMSVANidhi and PM Awas Yojana (Urban) schemes launched by the Modi government.

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