MD, IMF meets PM

Published By : Admin | March 16, 2015 | 20:55 IST
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Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), met the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today. innr_imf_160315 Ms. Lagarde complimented the Government on the focused way in which it has been working to revive the economy. The results of this are visible and India`s growth rate has crossed 7.5%, she said, adding that it is the bright spot in the global economy. She expressed hope that India would continue on this growth path.

innr_imf_2_160315 The Prime Minister thanked Ms. Lagarde for her words. He stressed the importance of having a clear direction and focus. He said reforms are not restricted to legislation alone, and implementation and direction are equally important. He said that his focus, while promoting growth, is to create jobs, have inclusive growth, and focus on development of backward regions in Eastern and North-Eastern India. This region is rich in natural and human resources and we need to capitalize on this. The priority is on all fronts – agriculture, manufacturing and services, he added.

The Prime Minister also emphasized the need to have greater representation for Indians at the higher level of IMF, particularly at the Deputy MD level.

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Announces ex-gratia from PMNRF

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has expressed anguish and condoled the loss of lives due to a road accident in Vadodara, Gujarat. The Prime Minister also announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh to be given to the next of kin of each deceased, and Rs. 50,000 to be given to the injured.

The Prime Minister’s Office tweeted;

“Anguished by the loss of lives due to a road accident in Vadodara district. Condolences to the bereaved families. May the injured recover soon. Rs. 2 lakh from PMNRF would be given to the next of kin of each deceased. Rs. 50,000 would be given to the injured.”