Media Coverage

BGR India
February 10, 2017
Lucky Grahak Yojana & DigiDhan Vyapar Yojana encourages and incentivizes digital payments
Over 7.6 lakh consumers & merchants win prize money worth Rs 117.4 crore under Niti Aayog’s …
Maharashtra, TN, Andhra, UP and Karnataka top 5 states with maximum winners under Niti Aayog’s …
Live Mint
April 28, 2017
NDA Government’s crackdown on corruption, initiatives enhancing transparency in governance
CMS Survey reinforces NDA Government’s claim of transparency in governance & action against …
Anti-corruption theme of the NDA Government brings down corruption in public delivery services
The Indian Express
April 28, 2017
We are committed and ready to contribute to Make in India campaign & sharing our expertise: Italy
Italian component manufacturers are ready to offer their knowledge & advanced technologies to …
India & Italy have huge potential to boost two-way trade and investments: Commerce Minister
The Times Of India
April 28, 2017
Poland assures support to India's bid for NSG membership, UNSC seat
Vice President Hamid Ansari meets Polish PM Beata Syzdlo, holds delegation level talks
Poland supports India's bid for NSG membership, UNSC seat: VP Hamid Ansari
Fox News
April 28, 2017
Kia Motors confirms to invest $1.1 bn in India to build its 1st plant in the country
South Korea's Kia Motors to pump in $1.1 bn for India ride, more jobs to pump in
Kia’s new factory in India to manufacture up to 300,000 vehicles per year
The Times Of India
April 28, 2017
My dream was to see a person who wears a 'hawai chappal' to fly on the 'hawai jahaz': PM Modi
UDAN scheme caters to the aspirations of the people of India, making flights cheaper than taxi: PM
If aviation connectivity in tier-II and tier-III cities is enhanced, it will be beneficial: PM Modi
DNA
April 27, 2017
PM Modi reviews progress in key infrastructure sectors, demands timely completion of projects
The PM called for speeding up of work to redevelop Railway Stations during PRAGATI meet
PM chairs PRAGATI meet, reviews vital infrastructure projects in railway, road and power sectors
The Economic Times
April 27, 2017
The entire supply and procurement chain of Railways will be digitised to curb corruption
All rail operations will be online that aims to save about Rs 60,000 crore: Suresh Prabhu
Complete digitisation of Railways will enable operation to be managed from one place: Rail Min
Business Standard
April 27, 2017
Under PMAY (Urban), Govt approves construction of over 1 lakh more houses for the urban poor
Madhya Pradesh gets the highest number of 57,131 houses followed by Tamil Nadu of 24,576 houses
Govt has approved construction of over 18.75 Lakh houses for poor under PMAY (Urban) since June,…
India Today
April 27, 2017
UDAN scheme seeks to make flying more affordable for the common people
50% of the seats on each flight would have a cap of Rs 2,500 per seat/hour under UDAN scheme
UDAN takes off, a first-of-its-kind scheme globally to stimulate regional connectivity
The Times Of India
April 26, 2017
Bill Gates lauds #SwachhBharat, says India is winning the war on human waste
Bill Gates praises PM Modi for #SwachhBharat initiative and talking about the issue of human waste
PM Modi made boldest comments on public health that I have ever heard from an elected official: …
Business Standard
April 26, 2017
Goods and Services Tax will bring more transparency to indirect tax laws
GST to reduce the human interface to a great extent and this would lead to speedy decisions
India's ranking in the Ease of Doing Business Index to improve due to implementation of GST
IIFL
April 26, 2017
NDA government approves six major FDI proposals
NDA government clears way for key FDI proposals, recommends one proposal for Cabinet
Opening up the Indian economy: Govt gives nod to six FDI proposals
The Economic Times
April 26, 2017
On cleaner path: India has the installed wind power generation capacity of 32 GW
6 GW of capacity addition every year to meet the target of having 60 GW by 2022: IWTMA
India is at the fourth position after China, the US and Germany, in terms of wind capacity …
Business Line
April 26, 2017
India’s real GDP growth accelerated from 5.7% in FY13 to 7.9% last year
FDI has encouraged by lifting sectoral caps and beefing up infrastructure capacity
GST system’s long-term benefits include better transparency, higher revenue generation, a wider …
Zee News
April 26, 2017
The defence relationship reflects the depth of our relation: Daniel Carmon
Israel’s visit of PM Modi will be the first prime ministerial visit from India to Israel
India and Israel are celebrating 25th year of their diplomatic relationship
The Economic Times
April 25, 2017
Good Sign: The Rubber exports have touched a four -year high of 20,012 tonnes
Rubber production increases 67% in March 2017 to 55,000 tonnes from the same period last year
India’s rubber consumption records a 5% increase to 1041475 tonnes in FY17
The Financial Express
April 25, 2017
Demonetisation is a move towards bringing in greater business transparency: Arun Jaitely
India’s courage to implement a bold step like demonetisation has sent a right message globally: …
Demonetisation has increased tax compliance and reduced the threat of counterfeit currency: FM
The Economic Times
April 25, 2017
India’s LPG imports soars 23% during 2016-17 to 11MT, while Japan slips 3.2% to 10.6MT
PM Modi's pledge to provide cylinders in every home makes India second-largest importer of LPG
India becomes second in LPG imports, thanks to PM Narendra Modi’s #Ujjwala Yojana
The Hindu
April 24, 2017
Over 2.5 lakh people take pledge to build a ‘New India’ on ‘Narendra Modi Mobile App’
New India pledge on NM App: Nearly 70% of the respondents vote to fight corruption
People take New India pledge on NM App, vote for a corruption free & clean India
Hindustan Times
April 24, 2017
Niti Aayog meet: Long term vision plan for India’s growth drafted
PM Modi urges states to use the government e-market place platform to reduce corruption & …
Niti Aayog meet: PM Modi pitches for use of technologies such as BHIM and Aadhaar
The Economic Times
April 24, 2017
PM Modi has more vision than the western politicians: Frank Appel
Reforms in India pretty good, will be right-paced going forward: Frank Appel
PM Modi takes drastic decisions & gets positive response: Frank Appel
The Times Of India
April 24, 2017
PM calls upon states to work with Centre as "Team India" to ensure expeditious rollout of GST
PM urges states to adopt the Government e-Marketplace platform for transparency in governance
The consensus on GST reflects the spirit of 'one nation, one aspiration, one determination': PM …
The Indian Express
April 24, 2017
Indian economy will see an over three-fold expansion at USD 7.25 trillion by 2030
Indian economy to clock an average growth rate of 8 per cent over the next 15 years
Niti Aayog meet: Chief Ministers urged to expedite the enactment of State GST Act
The Financial Express
April 24, 2017
PM Modi wishes ‘India’ a happy birthday!
PM Modi takes to twitter, wishes Jonty Rhodes’ daughter, India on her second birthday
PM Modi, a die hard fan of cricket wishes India a happy birthday!
The Economic Times
April 23, 2017
#EarthDay is an occasion to reiterate a firm resolve to keep the planet clean & green: PM Modi
It is our duty to live in harmony with the plants, animals & birds we share the earth with: PM #…
#EarthDay is a day of gratitude to mother earth, says PM Modi
The Asian Age
April 23, 2017
India is becoming a hub of international arbitration: CJI Khehar
Govt’s #MakeInIndia will make the country a favoured market among the emerging ones: Justice …
Zero interference by govt will further confidence of traders in arbitration in the country: CJI
The Indian Express
April 23, 2017
India will continue to do more to make it easier to do business in the country: Jawed Ashraf
India one of the most open economies in the world in terms of investment flows
India’s consumer market is expected to become the fifth largest in the world by 2025
Zee News
April 22, 2017
Come out of the role of being a regulator and act as an enabling entity: PM to Bureaucrats
With changing times, we may have to change our working style: PM Modi
Use social media for welfare, not self-praise: PM to civil officers
CIO News
April 22, 2017
We have close to 20 million downloads of BHIM app: Amitabh Kant
BHIM is a platform designed to make payment through UPI and USSD modes simpler
Digital payment channels have seen massive uptake and rise in transactions post demonetisation
The Financial Express
April 22, 2017
Modi government to construct barrages on all 100-mtr new bridges on National Highways
It will be mandatory to construct a barrage for bridges that are 100 meters or less in height: …
Modi government has been committed to solving the problem of drinking water in India
The Indian Express
April 22, 2017
Palnar, a village in Naxal-Hit Dantewada gets PM's Award for going Cashless
5,000 people in Dantewada district became members of the ‘digital army’ to make it a cashless …
On digital track: About 90% of businessmen in Dantewada have adopted cashless payment mode
Live Mint
April 21, 2017
Solar power tariff to fall below Rs3/unit after the SECI auction of solar power projects at Bhadla
24 bids totaling 5,500MW received for the 500 MW capacity on offer, the 250MW park saw 27 …
Creating history: Increasing no. of bidders signals the arrival of the low solar power tariff regime
NDTV Profit
April 21, 2017
I am personally impressed by the Modi Govt’s reforms, expecting positive outcome: IMF Chief
We are seeing significant development in India and sustainable growth going forward: Christine …
India continues to grow at a really fast pace, it will grow at 7.2% in 2017: IMF
Business Line
April 21, 2017
GST is an extremely important step that will create a true unified national market in India: IMF
India records impressive growth recently which makes room for tax broadening efforts by the govt:…
IMF forecasts faster growth forward for Indian economy with GST in place
BGR India
April 21, 2017
The digital payments market is expected to grow to 5 million electronic PoS machines in 2017
Usage of PoS machines in India has already doubled since the demonetization move: MeitY
Infrastructure of digital payments to grow three times in the short span of one year: MeitY
Money Control
April 20, 2017
An uptick in GDP: IMF predicts 7.2% India growth forecast for 2018
India continues to be a fast growing large economy in the world: IMF
We envisage faster growth going forward for Indian economy with GST in place: IMF
Live Mint
April 20, 2017
SPSUs can directly borrow from bilateral agencies in other countries to fund infrastructure projects
States can borrow directly from foreign agencies for infra projects: Cabinet
India plans to invest Rs3.96 tn in FY 18 to bankroll its new integrated infrastructure planning …
Live Mint
April 20, 2017
Every Indian is special. Every Indian is a VIP: PM Modi
The culture of red beacons on VIP vehicles should have gone long ago: PM
VIP Culture red-flagged: Red beacons have no place in a democratic country: Govt
The Financial Express
April 19, 2017
Indian Railways’ non-fare revenue (NFR) risen by 70% in FY17 to Rs 10,181 crore
From OOH advertisement to branding trains, Railways has launched various policy initiatives to …
Setting Goals: Indian Railways expects to earn Rs 3,475 crore each year from non-fare revenue …
Live Mint
April 19, 2017
India’s strong growth fundamentals & upcoming policy reforms giving CEOs reasons to be optimistic
71% of India’s CEOs are confident of their company’s prospects for revenue growth over next 12 …
Confidence in India’s CEOs has climbed and outpaced their global counterparts: PwC Survey
Money Control
April 19, 2017
Investor confidence in India has been growing steadily over the last 2 years: AT Kearney
31% of the surveyed respondents were more optimistic on economic outlook over next 3 years
Reform efforts by the Indian government have improved the country's investment environment: AT …
India Today
April 19, 2017
Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojna has loaned money worth Rs 1.8 lakh crore to small businesses in 2016-17
35% of the recipients of PMMY are from OBC, 20% belonged to SC and 5% fell in the category of ST
Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs: 70% of the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana are women
Desh Gujarat
April 18, 2017
The PM congratulates Jagatbhai for his exceptional efforts to save sparrows
I was stunningly surprised to get the letter from the PM in response to my book I sent to him: …
PM Modi commends Jagat Kiskhabwala for making nature conservation the mission of his life
The Financial Express
April 18, 2017
I had the good fortune to come here in Silvassa as the PM after Morarji Desai: PM Modi
Government needs to work for the betterment of the poor and tribal community: PM
This nation belongs to each and every Indian. No question of discrimination against anyone: PM
IIFL
April 18, 2017
Kia Motors to invest Rs 10,000 crore in one of the biggest FDI projects in India
Onto Indian Roads: Kia Motors to set up 600-acre facility in Anantpur district of Andhra Pradesh
Kia Motors plans to invest 10,000 crores will give a big boost to Govt’s #MakeInIndia initiative
The Indian Express
April 18, 2017
I will also inaugurate the places where I lay foundation stones, because I want to see work …
Labour is more valuable than money: PM Modi
We have fixed the prices for around 700 medicines to ensure affordability for poor: PM
Live Mint
April 18, 2017
Kerosene usage sees a 21% decline in 2016-17 from a year ago to 5.3 MT
In 2016-17, consumption of LPG jumps 9.8% to 21.5 MT in comparison to 2015-16
On a green route: 5,526 MW of new solar capacity in 2016-17, up by 83% from a year ago
The Economic Times
April 18, 2017
Nancy meets ‘Modi Dada’: PM stopped his convoy for a child without worrying about security …
PM Modi breaks security protocol to meet a 4-year-old fan
Narendra Modi's youngest fan: PM stops his car midway to hug a 4-year-old girl
News18
April 17, 2017
NCBC Bill seeks to benefit all OBC communities, including the backwards among Muslims: PM
NCBC bill aimed at giving constitutional status to backward classes
PM Modi steps in to empower weaker sections, stresses on NCBC Bill
The Times Of India
April 17, 2017
NDA reforms in coal sector reaping greater benefits
Steps to improve coal quality & efficiency in supply chain brings down cost of power from coal-…
Power stations now burning 8% less coal than they used to 3 years ago for each unit of electricity