Modi's key decisions in one month: report card
The Narendra Modi government, which completes a month in office Wednesday, has taken a series of major decisions.
New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government, which completes a month in office Wednesday, has taken a series of major decisions. Some evoked criticism from the opposition.
Here are some of the key decisions:
* Group of Ministers and Empowered Group of Ministers scrapped
* Rail passenger fare hiked by 14.2 percent; freight rates by 6.5 percent
* Special Investigation Team (SIT) to unearth unaccounted money stashed outside India
* Ministers told to prepare timetable for first 100 days
* Ten broad policy priorities spelt out
* Modi spikes moves by some BJP-ruled states to eulogize him in school textbooks
* Government crackdown on NGOs; PMO seeks from ministries details of NGOs working with them
* Ordinance cleared to pave way for appointment of Nripendra Misra as principal secretary to the prime minister
* Government reconstitutes cabinet committees
* Circular issued to encourage use of Hindi by officials on social media platforms of the government but says it is for Hindi-speaking states.