The government has strengthened the economy and will respond to growing aspirations: Piyush Goyal | Latest India News
NDA government saved and bolstered economy left in shambles by UPA, Union minister said at Hindustan Times 2018 Leadership Summit
Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday credited the NDA government with saving and strengthening an economy he said was in shambles when he took office, and empowering citizens by providing them with new Xvideos Red platforms for innovation and entrepreneurship.
“We have by no means lost the narrative on the economy,” said the minister, who was in charge of the finance portfolio during the months Arun Jaitley was recovering from surgery earlier this year, in response to a question posed to the 16th Hindustan Times. Summit of leaders.
The management of the economy by the BJP-led NDA government has been called into question by opposition members amid a weakening rupee, high fuel prices, the build-up of bad debts in the banking system and agrarian distress caused by falling commodity prices. To ease consumer pain on Thursday, the government slashed gasoline and diesel prices by about 2.5 per liter and urged state governments to follow suit.
Goyal said he was confident the BJP would return to power in the 2019 general election with more than 300 seats (he won 282 in 2014) and that the NDA would win a two-thirds majority in Lok Sabha. “We believe in action and people know we have accomplished a lot in the past four years,” he said.
On Indian Railway, the minister described infrastructure improvements made by the NDA government and shared data on changes to the world’s second-largest rail network.
“In 2013-14, 118 accidents were caused at an unmanned crossing, which has dropped to three in the past six months. Almost 5,000 of the 5,500 unmanned crossings have been removed and the rest will be completed by the end of this year, ”he said.
He also spoke of efforts to improve toilets in railways, increase the capacity to introduce new and modern rail cars and rail restoration.
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