As Prime Minister Narendra Modi as we speak whereas addressing the nation from the Purple Fort lassist out a imaginative and prescient for India to grow to be a developed nation by 2047, his previous guarantees for India in 2022 resurfaced on social media. Targets he set for the India of 2022 concerning housing, farmers’ revenue and different points have been mentioned, with some saying the goalpost has been shifted to 2047 with none accounting of guarantees made for 2022.
Whereas interacting with beneficiaries of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Gramin (PMAY-G) in June 2018, the PM stated the federal government was working to make sure a house for each Indian by 2022.
“The Awas Yojana just isn’t merely about brick and mortar. This scheme is about a greater high quality of life and desires coming true. We’re working in the direction of making certain that each Indian has a house by 2022 when India marks 75 years since Independence,” he stated whereas speaking to the Awas Yojana beneficiaries by way of the NaMo app.
Nonetheless, Ministry of Housing information reveals that even beneath the city housing scheme, simply 61 lakhs — half of the sanctioned 1.22 crore — homes have been accomplished.
In one other promise from the identical 12 months, the PM whereas interacting with farmers, had promised to double their incomes by 2022.
“Due to the federal government’s efforts, farmers have been now “chinta mukt” or worry-free, shielded from nature’s fury by insurance coverage schemes such because the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana,” he had stated, reiterating the promise of doubling incomes and pointing to the elevated budgetary allocation to agriculture throughout his time period.
Based on Nationwide Pattern Survey Workplace (NSSO) information, the common farmers’ revenue in 2014 was Rs 6,426 which went as much as Rs 10,218 in 2021. One other analysis report — by SBI — has claimed that farmers’ revenue has grown within the vary of 1.3-1.7 instances in 2022 from the 2018 ranges on common.
Opposition events have typically attacked the PM, accusing him of failing to fulfil his bold guarantees.
Congress spokesperson Gaurav Vallabh had lately reminded the Modi authorities about its guarantees for 2022 – together with that each Indian may have a home by 2022, farmers’ revenue will double by 2022, bullet trains will probably be operational by 2022, and the financial system will probably be value USD 5 trillion.
“How and when will this tradition of false guarantees finish? Is the PM going to present new deadlines of guarantees made for the 12 months 2022 utilizing smoke and mirrors tradition?” Mr Vallabh had requested.
In his final Independence Day speech earlier than the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the PM had stated that by 2022, India will ship a “son or daughter” to the area with the nationwide flag in hand.
In 2018, then Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal claimed the dream of India’s first high-speed bullet practice which might run between Ahmedabad and Mumbai was near changing into a actuality and operations for this bold venture will start as quickly as 2022.
Nonetheless, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw in June stated they’re assured of attaining the goal of operating the nation’s first bullet practice between Surat and Bilimora in Gujarat in 2026.
The federal government has attributed the delay to troubles in land acquisition and the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.