The third phase of the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) will involve building of all-weather roads to villages across the country in a period of five years.
The Minister of State for Finance, Anurag Singh Thakur said in the Lok Sabha that as many as 21 Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) have been amalgamated based on the comments from respective sponsor banks and state governments.
The Prime Minister praised Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for presenting a “citizen-friendly, development-friendly and future-oriented Budget.”
Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur said the government intends to follow the policy of “imandaar trader se bair nahi, fake invoices walon ki khair nahi” (no enmity against any honest trader, but those generating fake invoices will not be spared).
In his first Mann ki Baat address after re-election, the Prime Minister asked people to conserve water, praised voters for being a part of the largest polling exercise in the world and stressed the importance of democracy.
The Prime Minister conveyed NDA's vision for the country's overall growth and prosperity and delineated the government’s goals for the next five years. He was replying to the debate on the President's address in the Lok Sabha.