Media Coverage

The Hindu
August 28, 2016
India becomes the home to the 3rd largest number of technology-driven startups in the world
India is undergoing a fundamental shift towards startup-friendly policies: CII
India is witnessing a business friendly environment: CII
First Post
August 27, 2016
Today, countries are interdependent. No country can afford any longer to develop in isolation: PM
My vision for India is rapid transformation, not gradual evolution: PM Narendra Modi
The transformation of India cannot happen without a transformation of governance: PM Modi
The Economic Times
August 27, 2016
PM Modi announces setting up of special Task Force for upcoming three Olympic Games
Govt's Task Force for Olympics to prepare strategy for sports facility, training, selection …
Govt to set up task force for effective participation of Indian sportspersons in next 3 Olympic …
The Hindu
August 27, 2016
NDA Govt extends retirement benefits to all central staff, irrespective of date they entered service
Central staff covered under NPS to benefit from Govt’s extension of retirement benefits
NDA Govt extends benefits of retirement and death gratuity to all Central Government employees
The Economic Times
August 27, 2016
Govt to transfer Rs. 1.30 crore directly to PMAY beneficiaries for construction of 1 crore houses
PMAY: 60 per cent houses are to be constructed for the homeless & those living in kachcha houses
NDA Govt constructs 7.7 lakh homes in last 4 months under Indira Awas Yojana
Indian Express
August 26, 2016
With over 22.1 million followers on Twitter, PM Modi becomes the most followed Indian
PM Modi the 2nd most followed politician in the world after US President on Twitter
PM Modi uses Twitter for campaigns like #MakeInIndia, #SwachBharat to reach & connect with citizens
Business Today
August 26, 2016
Indian economy to clock 7.9% growth in the current fiscal driven by key reforms: Goldman Sachs
GST, approval of inflation targeting framework paint positive picture for Indian economy:…
Govt has taken measures to ease FDI restrictions, enhance ease of doing biz in India: Goldman Sachs
Business Today
August 26, 2016
India is poised to be one of the largest aviation markets in the world in the years to come: Report
India posts a robust 9.6% increase in total freight for the first six months of 2016: ACI report
Major commercial airports in India driving forces for the robust air passenger growth in the region
The Financial Express
August 25, 2016
Cabinet gives green signal for massive expansion in rail infrastructure worth Rs. 24000 crore
Major boost to Indian Railways: Cabinet gives nod to 9 projects in 9 states for expansion of network
Rail projects approved by CCEA to ease traffic bottlenecks, help upcoming industries, benefit …
India.com
August 25, 2016
Cabinet approves Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016 to regulate the surrogacy services in the country
Surrogacy Bill to prohibit unethical practices in surrogacy, prevent it’s commercialization
Surrogacy Bill to prohibit exploitation of surrogate mothers and children born through surrogacy
Indian Express
August 25, 2016
Boost to road connectivity: Govt approves development of 1120 kms of National Highways in 5 states
Govt approves Rs. 6,461 crore for development of National Highways in five states
NDA Govt’s push for more highways to ensure safer & quicker travel, improve socio-economic …
India Infoline
August 25, 2016
India jumps 19 positions to 35th rank in the Logistics Performance Index released by World Bank
Backed by reforms, India improves the most on customs, jumps from 65 in 2014 to 38 in 2016
GST Bill set to have positive implications on the warehousing and logistics sector in India
India Today
August 24, 2016
India Ratings and Research revises the country’s GDP growth forecast for FY17 upwards to 7.8%
NDA Govt is focussing on improving ease of doing business through #MakeInIndia, #StartUpIndia: …
NDA Govt’s UDAY scheme is addressing country’s power sector woes: India Ratings
Energy Matters
August 24, 2016
Powering India: 3.6GW of solar power installed throughout the country in last one year
NDA Govt aims to add around 10,500MW solar power generation capacity during the current fiscal year
World Bank to provide over $1 billion to assist India in achieving its solar power generation …
The Economic Times
August 24, 2016
When the world economy is weakening and slowing down, India is a ray of hope: PM Modi
Doing business in India is easier today than it was earlier: PM Modi on LinkedIn
Big level corruption and bottle necks are becoming history: PM Modi on LinkedIn
Zee News
August 24, 2016
India ranked among top 10 wealthiest countries in the world with total individual wealth of $5,…
India ranked at 7th spot in the top 10 wealthiest nations’ list
India on top wealthiest nations’ list, takes 7th spot, beats Canada & Australia
One India
August 23, 2016
It was a huge motivation from PM Narendra Modi to tweet during the Olympics: Pullela Gopichand
PM Modi takes to Twitter, motivates the Indian contingent for Rio Olympics
India is phenomenally proud of all our athletes in Rio & their hardwork that got them there: PM
Indian Express
August 23, 2016
PM Modi, Afghan President Ghani jointly inaugurate Stor Palace in Kabul
In building a prosperous Afghanistan, 1.25 billion people of India will always be on your side: PM
India wants each Afghan to flourish and Afghanistan to benefit from fruits of economic growth: …
Hindustan Times
August 22, 2016
Govt to roll out a scheme to provide low-cost housing for EPFO subscribers
Govt issues 7.44 crore Universal Account Number (UAN) for PF members
PF members whose Aadhar is linked with UAN, can now directly submit their PF & pension claims …
The Economic Times
August 22, 2016
NDA Govt’s Fasal Bima Yojana expected to cross 4 crore mark this year
More than 22 crore families linked to financial mainstream in last 2 years under Jan-Dhan Yojana
As many as 200 mandis across the country to be brought under the ambit of Fasal Bima Yojana by Sept
The Economic Times
August 22, 2016
India will enter a "revolutionary stage" of development with execution of GST: French economist
GST to subsume excise, service & local levies; ensure common market for transfer of goods & services
GST is a breakthrough even more impressive than the Chinese reforms in 1979: French economist
The Economic Times
August 22, 2016
India becomes the third largest number of technology driven startups in the world: Study
India's tech startups numbered around 4,200 up to 2015: Assocham Survey
Synergising #StartupIndia with #MakeInIndia & #DigitalIndia can boost new entrepreneurs: Study
Indian Express
August 21, 2016
358 million women now have bank accounts under Jan Dhan, up from 48 per cent in 2014
PM Modi's Jan Dhan Yojana shows the biggest jump in ‘banked’ women among South Asian countries
PM Modi's Jan Dhan Yojana empowers the women, brings them into the financial mainstream
Business Standard
August 21, 2016
Share your insights for PM Modi's #MannKiBaat on 'Narendra Modi Mobile App' now
PM Narendra Modi meets contributors of #MannKiBaat during the recent Town Hall programme
Share your ideas for #MannKiBaat, best suggestions will be incorporated by PM in his address
Money Control
August 21, 2016
French companies set to invest 8 billion euros into India over the next few years
French majors invest 20 billion euros into India accounting for the 3rd largest FDI inflow from …
France considers India a partner and so it participates strongly in #MakeInIndia: French Ambassador
The Times of India
August 20, 2016
India’s forex reserves surge by US $73.2 million to touch a life-time high of US $365.82 billion
India’s foreign currency assets increase by US $81.6 million to US $340.36 billion
India’s SDR with IMF declines to US $1.49 billion, reserve position at US $2.39 billion
The Times of India
August 20, 2016
Govt to launch “air seva” portal & app to resolve grievances of air flyers
Good news for air travelers as they will soon be able to get complaints resolved via “air seva” …
Govt goes digital with airlines sector, to unveil “air seva” portal & app for better travel …
Zee News
August 20, 2016
Empowering India’s unorganised sector: Govt to unveil smart card to benefit the workers
All 4 social security schemes of Govt to be covered under smart card for unorganised workers
Govt’s decision to launch UWIN smart card set to benefit 40 crore unorganised workers
DNA
August 19, 2016
PM Modi keeps his Independence Day promise, Govt hikes pension amount of freedom fighters
Govt's decision to hike pension amount by 20% to benefit 37000 freedom fighters
Freedom fighters to now get up to Rs.30000 as pension amount after hike announced by Govt
India Blooms
August 19, 2016
Our determination is to work for everyone. Nation building is priority for us: PM
Whether the party is in power or opposition, it will never compromise on its ideals: PM
Sacrifice of generations of party Karyakartas inspire us to work more: PM Modi
Hindustantimes
August 18, 2016
PM Narendra Modi named the most-viewed CEO on LinkedIn in India for the second consecutive year
PM Narendra Modi gains 1,809,230 followers on LinkedIn, becomes topmost viewed person in India
Modi-magic working on LinkedIn, PM becomes most viewed CEO in India
The Economic Times
August 18, 2016
90% of CFOs optimistic about India’s mid-term outlook, 94% express confidence in the long term
74% of the CFOs optimistic about increase in revenues in the next one year: Survey
CFOs give thumbs up to Govt’s #MakeInIndia, #DigitalIndia, Smart Cities & #StartUpIndia
The Times of India
August 18, 2016
India jumps up 14 places in Global Innovation Index, now stands at 61st
India ranked the world's top exporter of information & communication technology in UN agency report
India makes most significant improvements in human capital and research moving up 40 places to 63
The Times of India
August 18, 2016
Indian as well as global business communities bullish on India as an investment destination: KMPG
GST & stability in tax regime will trigger investments & be a force multiplier for the economy: ITC
94% of the CEOs surveyed by KMPG confident about India growing over the next 36 months
The Statesman
August 17, 2016
NDA Govt electrifies 398 more villages during August 8-14, total tally reaches 10,051
Under DDUGJY, NDA Govt aims to electrify 18,452 un-electrified villages within 1,000 days
Our Govt has provided electricity to over 10 thousand villages in less than half of 1000 days: PM
Financial Express
August 17, 2016
37000 freedom fighters to benefit from PM Modi's announcement of hike in pension amount
Freedom fighters to now get Rs.30000 a month as pension after hike of 20% by NDA Govt
Museums will be built in several states to glorify the role of “lesser-known” freedom fighters: …
Business Standard
August 16, 2016
India to save as much as Rs 20,000 crore after renegotiating long-term gas import deal with Qatar
New gas import deal with Qatar to help India save Rs. 20000 crore
We’ve managed to get Qatar to renegotiate on gas deal,did something that was considered …
Business Today
August 16, 2016
Foreign investors poured in over Rs 5,400 crore into Indian equity markets in 2 weeks
GST implementation will be positive for the country's economic growth, won’t impact inflation: …
FPIs continue to stay bullish on India, equities witnessing positive inflow since March
Business Standard
August 16, 2016
We want to change the situation where people are scared of income tax authorities: PM Modi
We welcome the Prime Minister's strategy of "Reform, Perform and Transform”: Chandrajit Banerjee
PM Modi’s call that everyone has a role to play is encouraging start-ups & conglomerates: CII
Live Mint
August 16, 2016
India climbs up 15 spots to 66 in the Global Innovation Index
India has all the ingredients needed to become a global driver of innovation: Global Innovation …
The commitment of India to innovation and improved innovation metrics is strong and growing: CII
Hindustan Times
August 15, 2016
Our Govt’s focus is on creating an identity for India: PM Modi
We are giving importance to ‘last man delivery’ by taking decisions; our policies are clear: PM …
We have to fight against social evils to make India strong, says PM Modi
The Indian Express
August 15, 2016
Sardar Patel gave us ‘Ek Bharat’, lets us resolve to make it ‘Sreshtha Bharat’: PM Modi
We want to change the situation where people are scared of income tax authorities: PM Modi
Our Govt has given a new momentum to the construction of roads in rural areas: PM Modi
NDTV
August 15, 2016
Our Govt has been able to curb price rise, inflation rate has not crossed 6% mark: PM Modi
We will take necessary steps to ensure that poor do not have to pay more for food: PM Modi
Under the previous government, inflation had crossed 10%, we have not let it cross 6%: PM
The Indian Express
August 15, 2016
Today our resolve is turn Swarajya into Surajya: PM Modi
'Surajya' means that government should be sensitive towards the common man: PM Modi
India has 125 crore minds to overcome a million challenges: PM Modi
The Tribune
August 15, 2016
There is no place for violence and atrocities in our country: PM Modi
Focus of our Government is to transform the lives of the common people: PM Modi
Our intentions are clear and so are our policies. We believe in last man delivery: PM Modi
The Times Of India
August 15, 2016
With Jan Dhan Yojana impossible has been made possible by opening bank accounts for 21 crore: …
Through Jan Dhan Yojana, we have helped 21 crore poor join the economic mainstream: PM Modi
Govt trying to link schemes with Aadhar to avoid leakages: PM Modi
The Economic Times
August 15, 2016
Construction of rural roads have got new momentum in the last two years: PM Modi
Roads in rural areas now built at the pace of 100 km per day: PM Modi
With Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana we are accomplishing dreams of villagers who want good …
The Telegraph
August 15, 2016
17 more villages to get freedom from darkness on Independence Day
Thousands of families to benefit from Centre’s move to provide electricity on Independence Day
Power reaches Jharkhand villages, thousands to see light after seven decades of darkness
India.Com
August 15, 2016
Govt pledges to distribute 77 crore electricity efficient LED bulbs at a subsidized rate of Rs …
PM Modi urges countrymen to use LED bulbs and save energy
We have electrified over 10 thousand villages in less than half of 1000 days, says PM Modi
The Times Of India
August 14, 2016
Around 2000 BSF & CRPF personnel pledge to donate organs to mark National Organ Donation Day
Centre simplifying organ donor laws,sets up National Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplant …
432 CRPF jawans and over 1500 BSF personnel pledge to donate their organs