Media Coverage

The Times of India
July 24, 2016
India presents the biggest turnaround story among the emerging markets: Nomura
India is likely to witness 8.0 percent in 2017: Nomura
Long-term focus on reforms and judicious policies main reason behind India's success story: Nomura
Indian Express
July 24, 2016
Sports an acronym for skill, perseverance, optimism, resilience, tenacity and stamina: PM Modi
Sports can go a long way in helping national integration: PM Modi
More than winning, sports helps you learn to deal with defeats: PM Modi
Indian Express
July 24, 2016
Our Government’s doors would always remain open for you: PM to gems and jewellery traders
Urge gems and jewellery traders to establish a global presence: PM Modi
For initiatives like #MakeInIndia to succeed, innovation is very important: PM Modi
The Economic Times
July 24, 2016
#Startups now need only a certificate of recognition from the Govt to avail IPR-related benefits
#StartupIndia : Govt announces three-year tax holiday and other benefits to entrepreneurs
#Startups can now take care of their IPR assets without bureaucratic red tape
First Post
July 23, 2016
India tops chart on financial inclusion, over 20 crore gain access to financial services
India leads in progress on financial inclusion; 200 million people gain access to financial services
India’s progress leading in financial inclusion: BCG Report
NetIndian
July 23, 2016
India's foreign exchange reserves rise by $ 1.408 billion to $ 363.351 billion in week ended July 15
India's reserve position in IMF increases by $ 2.3 million to $ 2.391 billion
India’s foreign currency assets –major chunk of forex reserves goes up by $1.404 billion
The Times Of India
July 23, 2016
India receives $5.34 billion FDI in the first two months of the current financial year
Govt reforms in FDI policy makes India an increasingly attractive and investor friendly destination
Pharmaceutical sector attracts highest FDI worth $452.86 million followed by I&B, retail & aviation
Indian Express
July 23, 2016
PM Modi lays foundation stone of AIIMS and revival of the fertilizer factory in Gorakhpur
To develop India, the chariot of development needs to run on two wheels- eastern & western India: PM
Establishment of AIIMS will provide better healthcare as well as create pool of doctors: PM Modi
The Economic Times
July 23, 2016
Govt takes another farmer-friendly move, integrates 23 mandis in eight states with the e-NAM
Centre aims to integrate 200 mandis by September this year and a total of 585 by March 2018
Govt’s e-NAM benefits farmers, allows remote online bidding for their produce
The Economic Times
July 22, 2016
#MakeInIndia impact: FDI during October 2014 and May this year grows 46% to USD 61.58 billion
Govt opening up FDI in key sectors, carrying out FDI related reforms & improving ease of doing biz
#MakeInIndia initiative boosts FDI in services, trading, automobile and power sectors
Business Insider
July 22, 2016
S&P pegs India's GDP growth at about 8% in the next 2 years
Growth quality in India continues to improve & GDP expanding by about 8% in 2017 and 18 says S&P
S&P report suggests steady economic growth for India
Money Control
July 22, 2016
Amid global economic slowdown, Indian economy continues to remain stable: Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse remains high on India, says country set to receive more foreign inflows
India receives USD 3 billion odd of net foreign institutional investor (FII) flows in last 6 months
First Post
July 22, 2016
Government receives investments worth $636.17 million in shipping sector under #MakeInIndia …
NDA Govt undertakes several significant initiatives under Ease of Doing Business
Government working on removal of bottlenecks in rail-road connectivity to the major ports
The Economic Times
July 22, 2016
18 lakh candidates enrolled & 17.93 lakh have been trained under PMKVY till July 18, 2016
Number of minority candidates trained & certified under PMKVY is 237067 & 148351, respectively
Govt constitutes working group to explore feasibility for setting up National Skills Universities
The Hindu
July 22, 2016
No untreated sewage shall be disposed to the Ganga by the year 2020 says Centre
Foreign countries wish to support Centre’s ambitious Namami Gange programme
Govt works out a framework to keep Ganga clean; no untreated sewage to be disposed in the river
The Economic Times
July 22, 2016
PM Modi, Sheikh Hasina inaugurate Petrapole Integrated Check Post; boost for bilateral trade
Eight such integrated check posts along Indo-Bangladesh border to be set up in times to come: PM
Petrapole ICP to help in economic integration & connectivity between India & Bangladesh
The Times Of India
July 21, 2016
NDA Govt set to revive fertilizer unit in Gorakhpur after 26 years
PM Narendra Modi to lay the foundation stone for new fertilizer unit in Gorakhpur
NDA Govt fulfilling promises: Gorakhpur fertilizer unit to be revived
The Economic Times
July 21, 2016
India's real estate back on radar of global investors; country becomes significant investment option
Global investors investing large sums of money into the Indian real estate sector
Growth prospects make India a topmost emerging investment destination for real estate
The Hindu Business Line
July 21, 2016
Govt saves more than ₹21,000 crore by implementing DBT for LPG subsidy transfer
Govt’s DBT for LPG subsidy helps block 3.34 crore fake, duplicate connections
Non-subsidised commercial LPG sales grow 39.3% -concrete evidence of elimination of bogus …
The Sentinel
July 21, 2016
Chhattisgarh people brought under financial net by Govt after 69 years of independence
More than 22.29 crore new bank accounts opened under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana
Total deposits under Jan Dhan Yojana surges over Rs 39,251.57 crore, zero balance accounts dip
Indian Express
July 20, 2016
Banks to disburse Rs 1.80 lakh crore as loan under Mudra Yojana in 2016-17
Govt’s Mudra Yojana gives wings to aspirations of small entrepreneurs, 80% loans disbursed to …
Mudra Yojana: Govt providing loans ranging from Rs 50,000 to 10 lakh to small entrepreneurs
The Economic Times
July 20, 2016
NTPC saves Rs. 550 crore per month on account of coal rationalisation & reduction of imports
Efficiency measures reduce specific coal consumption by 2.9% in Qtr 1, 2016 compared to 2015
Coal India to supply 100% washed coal of G10 grade & above from October 1 2018, as per new …
Indian Express
July 20, 2016
Indian Railways roll out ‘Deen Dayalu’ coaches for general class with modern facilities
NDA Govt fulfills budget promise: Railways launch ‘Deen Dayalu’ coaches for general class
‘Deen Dayalu’ coaches an example of Centre’s commitment to protect interests of common man
Business Standard
July 20, 2016
Enrolments for insurance & pension schemes under Jan Suraksha Bima Yojana crosses 128.9 million
Central Govt’s Suraksha Bima Yojana provides easier access to policies at lower cost
Centre’s Suraksha Bima Yojana a big hit, more people enrol for accident policies
The Economic Times
July 19, 2016
India's job market improving amid signals of a broader economic revival
Govt’s #MakeInIndia and infrastructure push adding heft to jobs growth
Thanks to manufacturing & infrastructure, India sees 18% expected increase in jobs over last year
July 19, 2016
PM Narendra Modi now the 2nd most followed leader on LinkedIn with 1.6 million followers
PM Narendra Modi connects with 1.6 million people on LinkedIn, becomes the 2nd most followed
After Twitter and facebook, PM Narendra Modi now among the topmost followed on LinkedIn
The Times of India
July 19, 2016
Skill India: Govt to train 50 lakh people in factory skills in 5 years with stipend
With skill training, Govt plans to bridge gap between unskilled youth force & industry requirements
Govt’s skill training programme to benefit 400 million people in the unorganised sector
Live Mint
July 19, 2016
With positive developments in India’s macro data, Morgan Stanley ups country’s growth estimate …
India grows at 7.9% in 4th quarter of 2015-16, takes overall GDP growth to a 5-year high of 7.6%
Stronger than expected GDP for quarter ended March-16, positive macro data lifting India’s …
July 19, 2016
India’s economic growth rate is expected to accelerate to 7.7 per cent in the current fiscal: …
India exhibits one of the highest real GDP growth rates in the sovereigns’ space: Fitch
Central Govt’s continued structural reform push to support growth in the medium term: Fitch
July 19, 2016
Indian Postal Service to now deliver bottled Gangajal at doorstep
Centre’s initiative to deliver Gangajal by post launched in West Bengal proves to be a huge hit
India Post delivers Holy Gangajal at doorstep of devotees as a part of Centre’s initiative
The Economic Times
July 19, 2016
Government releases Rs 100 crore towards its co-contribution for Atal Pension Yojana
Total number of subscribers registered under Atal Pension Yojana as on June 30, 2016, crosses …
Govt’s APY provides minimum guaranteed pension ranging between Rs 1,000 to Rs 5,000 per month
Jagran News
July 18, 2016
GST Bill of national importance, urge all parties to support: PM Modi
All should work shoulder to shoulder in Monsoon Session of Parliament to take country forward: PM
Ahead of Monsoon session of Parliament, PM reaches out to the Opposition, seeks support for GST
Indiatimes
July 18, 2016
PM Modi’s Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ campaign improves sex ratio in Haryana for first time in 10 …
Haryana sees improvement in sex ratio with Centre’s ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ campaign
Haryana shows upward trend in sex ratio for the first time in 10 years; 12 districts cross 900 mark
Deccan Chronicle
July 18, 2016
India Inc upbeat about business outlook in the country, CII ups Business Confidence level to 57.2
CII lauds pro-active reform agenda of the government, companies expect up to 8% growth rate in FY17
India’s Business Confidence index steadily climbing since the last 3 quarters, stands at 57.2
The Financial Express
July 18, 2016
Govt initiating structural reforms, improving quality of economic growth: Crisil
Govt has been quick to board the technology bandwagon with its #DigitalIndia programme: Crisil
Govt has ushered in low & stable inflation regime, taken steps to mend power & banking sectors: …
The Economic Times
July 17, 2016
Indian Govt's monetary policy has focused on ushering in low & stable inflation regime: Crisil
India's GDP is likely to grow at 7.9 per cent in 2016-17: Crisil
Indian Govt has taken positive steps to mend the electricity and banking sectors, passed key …
Hindustan Times
July 17, 2016
Inter State Council Meet a platform of cooperative federalism, says PM Modi
PM Modi urges states to share intelligence to better internal security
Aadhaar card has become a symbol of empowerment: PM Modi at Inter State Council Meet
The Financial Express
July 17, 2016
PM Modi, CMs take up issues of national interest, education & governance at 11th Inter State …
Cooperative federalism an article if faith for our Government, says PM Modi
Just expansion of education is not adequate, improving the quality should be our focus: PM Modi
Energy Infra Post
July 16, 2016
Govt ensures smokeless kitchens in rural India, distributes 14.13 lakh LPG connections to BPL …
Govt's Ujjwala Yojana ensuring smoke free rural India, scheme covers 487 districts of 17 states
Ujjwala Yojana: Centre distributes 14.13 lakh LPG connections to women of poor families without …
The Wall Street Journal
July 16, 2016
Hiring activity in India increases 22% from a year earlier last month, country creates more jobs
India's telecommunications sector leads hiring activity, with a 44% year-over-year increase in …
New job hiring on the rise in India, Telecommunications, IT and healthcare boosting growth
Live Mint
July 15, 2016
Govt into pay-off stage, benefits of reforms will become visible and incremental: Jon Thorn
Transparent online auction of mines producing results—coal imports down 27% yoy, saves $4 billion
Global investors view India as the next big market, line up more investments
Indian Express
July 15, 2016
Operation Sankat Mochan evacuates 156 Indians from South Sudan
Operation Sankat Mochan: Govt rescues Indian nationals stranded in war torn South Sudan
Operation Sankat Mochan: First flight carrying 156 Indian nationals from South Sudan arrives home
Money Control
July 14, 2016
Rs 12,000-crore outlay for PMKVY to impart skills to 1 crore people over the next four years
PMKVY will impart fresh training to 60 lakh youth and certify 40 lakh people
PMKVY to focus on skill training aligned with international standards for overseas employment
Swarajya
July 14, 2016
More economic reforms in the last two years of NDA Government than all of the previous 22
NDA allocates higher budgets for agriculture, rural roads & irrigation, almost triple if …
With #MakeInIndia, Govt redressing anomaly that persists for a large developing country like India
The Financial Express
July 14, 2016
Govt’s focus to boost growth and reduce regulatory hurdles pushes India up in real estate …
India moves up in JLL and LaSalle Investment Management’s Global Real Estate Transparency Index …
Reforms in Land Acquisition, FDI & digitisation of records main influencers in India’s improved …
India Infoline
July 14, 2016
22% increase in hiring activity in June 2016 over 2015 according to Naukri Job Speak Index
Demand in Marketing & Advertising industry witness 34% growth in new jobs creation in June’16
Among the metros, Delhi/NCR reported a Year-on-Year growth of 46% in June 2016
The Economic Times
July 14, 2016
PM Modi’s visit gives a new dimension to India's outreach to Africa in terms of food, energy, …
Long-term agreement between India-Mozambique on import of pulses is an excellent win-win situation
India is to build cancer hospitals and contribute medical equipments in Mozambique
Live Mint
July 14, 2016
Dabbawallas to drive home the message of cleanliness in the financial capital of the country #…
Mumbai dabbas to now have stickers with messages of cleanliness, promote Swachh Bharat
Mumbai dabbawallas to spread the message of Clean India, support PM’s Swachh Bharat initiative
Daily O
July 13, 2016
3 key pillars of NDA Govt’s economic agenda –infrastructure, ease of doing business & …
NDA Govt ends most of the problems created by policy paralysis during UPA, ushers in transparency
NDA Govt cuts down red tape, opens up economy for FDI, ensures safety net for poor
Indian Express
July 12, 2016
Visit by PM Modi offers chance to renew & deepen our friendship and partnership: Uhuru Kenyatta
India-Kenya sign key pacts, to provide 30 million dollars for revamping latter’s textile industry
We are very proud of the progress made through our discussions with India: Kenya President