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Aseem Thapliyal
May 25, 2018
The BJP government announced a slew of schemes after it assumed power in 2014 winning 336 Lok Sabha seats out of 543 seats. Work under most of these schemes is still under progress an year ahead of General Election 2019.


Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
February 2, 2018
The Union Budget needed to be prudent and forward-looking rather than populist and that is exactly what Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has achieved through some very smart schemes announced in the areas of healthcare, Science & Technology (S&T), agriculture and rural infrastructure.


PTI
February 1, 2018



BusinessToday.in
February 1, 2018
PM Narendra Modi said that Budget 2018-19 has devoted attention to all sectors, ranging from agriculture to infrastructure to healthcare.


BT Online
New Delhi, August 14, 2017
This will be the first address to nation by President Ram Nath Kovind on the eve of Independence Day of India.


Anilesh S Mahajan
Delhi, March 20, 2017
India has embarked on the world's biggest skill development programme. Can this bridge the talent gap?


By Mohandas Pai & Shobha Mishra Ghosh
November 8, 2016
Prime Minister Modi shares the dreams and aspirations of a billion plus people of the country \"to make India a global economic leader\". To make this dream a reality, Make in India, Digital India, Smart Cities, Startup India and Swachh Bharat programmes, among others, have been launched by the government.


By Joe C. Mathew
New Delhi, April 21, 2016
FM Arun Jaitley claims the database of 1.2 billion bank accounts when linked with 900 million mobile phones and a billion Aadhaar numbers would effectively ensure that the subsidy flow only happens to those who actually need it.


Suresh Venkatachari
March 2, 2016
The happiest thing to me about the budget presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitely is how the present government is all out to wipe out this digital divide. And that is going to be the biggest driver for India in the coming decades.


Saurabh Arora
March 2, 2016
Budget 2016/17 is aimed at reviving the rural parts of India and connect them with the mainstream. The focus has mainly been on agriculture and healthcare, apart from digitisation.


Vishal Jain
August 27, 2015
The public internet access program intends to provide customized content through affordable internet access in local languages across the country.


Goutam Das
July 24, 2015
The sheer scale of the programme and the coordination it requires from both the government and private players may throw it off track.


Rajarshi Rakesh Sahai
December 18, 2014
Building 100 smart cities is high on govt's agenda. However, concept of smart cities must be seen without the biases of techno-centrism and one-size-fit-all solutions.


Sunny Sen
November 6, 2014
This case study looks at how M-Pesa, a service that originated in Kenya, was tweaked for India and whether it can succeed.


Ujjwal Datla
July 18, 2014
The NDA government, in the 2014 Budget, aims to integrate the services of all Central government departments and ministries with the e-biz platform for business and investment related clearances.


Ajita Shashidhar
July 10, 2014
While the online industry is delighted at the government's digital intent, they are also disappointed with the 12.6 per cent hike in service tax on online and mobile advertising.


Sunny Sen
July 10, 2014
The creation of 100 smart cities, which is PM Narendra Modi's dream, will have a direct impact on the telecom sector. Such cities will need to be fully connected and Rs 7,060 crore has been set aside for this purpose.


Sunny Sen, Sarika Malhotra and Manu Kaushik Research inputs by Niti Kiran
June 4, 2014
Many economists and industrialists hold that the new Land Acquisition Act is as much a deterrent to growth as the old one was. Many now expect Modi to come to the rescue of the industry with amendments to the Act. But the BJP supported the new Act in Parliament.


Associated Press
Christchurch, New Zealand , June 15, 2013
The balloons were the first of thousands that Google hopes to launch 20 km into the stratosphere to bridge the world's gaping digital divide.


Puja Mehra
October 28, 2010
Village entrepreneurs thrive as governments falter on the digital promise.


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