Modi govt's 100-day agenda: Confidence in bureaucracy, e-governance

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday listed out his government's top 10 priorities for the next 100 days, directing his cabinet to work out a road map for the next 100 days and focus on delivering good governance.

FP Staff May 29, 2014 13:13:23 IST
Modi govt's 100-day agenda: Confidence in bureaucracy, e-governance

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday listed out his government's top 10 priorities for the next 100 days, directing his cabinet to work out a road map for the same with a focus on delivering good governance.

Addressing the media after the government's second cabinet meeting, Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu said the government's main focus would be on building confidence in the bureaucracy and delivering on policy measures that have been left pending by the previous UPA government.

Modi govts 100day agenda Confidence in bureaucracy egovernance

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing a cabinet meeting. PIB Image

Here is the 10-point agenda of the government.

1. Build confidence in the bureaucracy

2. Welcoming innovative ideas and giving freedom to bureaucrats in their work

3. Education, health, water, energy and roads will be given priority

4. Transparency in the government. E-auction will be promoted

5. A system will be in place for inter-ministerial issues

6. A people-oriented system to be put in place in the government machinery

7. Addressing concerns related to the economy

8. Infrastructure and investment reforms

9. Implementing policy in a time bound manner

10. Stability in government policy

"The entire machinery will be geared up to fulfill the mandate of the new leader," Nripendra Misra, newly appointed principal secretary in the Prime Minister's Office, had told The Hindu in an interview.

Misra had said that Modi's policy priorities will "necessarily have to be implemented in a time-bound manner".

The government will focus on overcoming delays to major infrastructure projects, he added.

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