Thursday, May 29, 2014


PM Modi outlines priorities, tells ministers to focus on governance

TNN | May 29, 2014, 01.06 PM IST
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked his ministers to lay emphasis on overall governance, efficient delivery and implementation.

Chairing the second meeting of his Cabinet on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi outlined the top 10 policy priorities for his government.

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The Prime Minister has asked his ministers to fix a timetable of priorities for the first 100 days.

Sharing details of the meeting, parliamentary affairs minister Venkaiah Naidu said the Prime Minister will meet his ministers and secretaries separately to discuss all important issues.

The Prime Minister has also asked Cabinet ministers to allocate work to their respective ministers of state, Naidu said.

Venkaiah Naidu : PM has given guidelines to all Mins to have their own timetable on the priorities in each Ministry for the first 100 days

The top 10 priorities listed out by Prime Minister Modi, according to Times Now, include
1. Build confidence in bureaucracy

2. Welcome innovative ideas and give freedom to bureaucrats to work

3. Transparency in govt; e-auction will be promoted

4. Education, health, water, energy and roads to be priorities

5. People oriented policy will be govt's priority

6. Infrastructure and investment reforms

7. System to be in place for inter-ministerial issues

8. Economy's concerns to be addressed

9. Policies to be implemented in time-bound manner

10. Stability and sustain ability in govt policies

PM Modi's 10-point agenda includes freedom to babus, innovation

Published on May 29, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has got his ministers working and has issued them guidelines and priorities. Modi, who addressed his second Cabinet meet in the past 48 hours, has listed down a 10-point priority list for his government.

Sources say that Modi has urged ministers to build up confidence in bureaucracy so that they are not afraid of the consequences. Modi also told them that innovative ideas are welcome and bureaucrats should be given the freedom to do their work.

S. Kalyanaraman

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