Narendra Modi and Gujarat economy: 6 facts

Updated: Feb 22 2014, 13:31pm hrs
Narendra ModiNarendra Modi's Gujarat govt has performed remarkably well in different fields of economic development. PTI
Narendra Modi's Gujarat government has performed remarkably well in different fields of economic development in the last decade, state Governor Kamla Beniwal said during her address to the third session of the 13th Legislative Assembly today. Here are 6 facts:

Narendra Modi government has performed remarkably in the last decade. Agriculture production, which was at Rs 9,000 crore in year 2001-02, has been gone up to Rs 1,12,000 crore in the last fiscal.

Narendra Modi government has taken total production of milk in year 2001-02 from 58.76 lakh metric tonne to 103.15 lakh tonne now.

Narendra Modi government has increased the number of universities from 15 in year 2000 to 52 now, while government colleges have jumped from 20 to 71 now.

Under Narendra Modi government, Gujarat has made progress from revenue deficit of Rs 6,732 crore in year 2001-02 to revenue surplus of Rs 4,602 crore.

Under Narendra Modi government, infant mortality rate in Gujarat has come down to 38 from 60 in 2001.

Under Narendra Modi government, school dropout rate for students in I to V was 20.50 per cent in year 2001-02, which has fallen to 2.07 per cent.