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Jan 27, 2019

The numbers show that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's social schemes have progressed very well even though they also present future challenges.

The following table created by Dr. Anit Mukherjee who is an adjunct fellow with the Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies at CSIS and a policy fellow with the Center for Global Development. For complete article, click here

NameProgram ActivityAnnouncedTargetLatest numbers (GoI)Independent Validation
AadhaarBiometric ID number for Indian residentsAug 20141.33 billion1.20 billionMore than 90 percent of India’s population is covered. Source: State of Aadhaar Report 2017-18.
Jan Dhan SchemeOpening bank accountsAug 2014210.6 million210.6 million82 percent of Indians over age 15 have a bank account. Source: World Bank Global Findex Database 2017.
Swachh BharatHousehold toilet buildingOct 2014110 million (2019)91.8 million (98.7 percent of rural households covered) N/A
Ujjwala LPG schemeLPG cooking gas for rural householdsMay 201650 million (2019)60.7 millionProgram well targeted; 90 percent genuine beneficiaries. Source: MicroSave.
SaubhagyaHousehold electricity connectionSep 201724.9 million (Rural)24.4 million (as of January 17, 2019)N/A
PM Awaas YojanaAffordable housingJun 2015Demand driven – not specifiedUrban

 

Sanctioned: 6.88 million
Completed: 1.36 million

(As of January 7, 2019)

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Dec 21. 2018

Recently in the second-quarter (July-September) of the financial year 2018-2019, Indian economy grew at a rate of 7.1 per cent in the second quarter (Jul - Sept) of the financial year 2018-2019.

Union Minister Suresh Prabhu has recently said that in about 7 to 8 years, India will become a 5 trillion dollar economy.

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