Narendra Modi govt 2nd anniversary: We saved over Rs 36,000 cr leakages, says PM

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New Delhi | Updated: May 28, 2016 11:14:09 PM

LIVE Two Years of Modi govt: To mark the completion of two years of the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre, the government has organised a mega event at India Gate in New Delhi today.

We saw two things over the last few days that on one side there is 'Vikasvad' and other side is 'Virodhvad': PM Modi.LIVE: We saw two things over the last few days that on one side there is ?Vikasvad? and other side is ?Virodhvad?, says  PM Narendra Modi.

LIVE Two Years of Modi govt: To mark the completion of two years of the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre, the government has organised a mega event at India Gate in New Delhi today. The show had started with the theme song for the Narendra Modi government’s two year anniversary – ‘Mera Desh Badal Raha hai’. Actor Amitabh Bachchan, who hosted a segment for the Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao scheme, said, “Big B is just a name people in the media have given me.”Big B is just a name people in the media have given me.” The show ‘Zara Muskura Do’ (Smile Please) – had several performances and programmes highlighting its “achievements”. A number of film stars, including Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Vidya Balan, Anupam Kher, Anil Kapur and Prasun Joshi, attended the event.

Here are LIVE updates of the show titled ‘Ek Nayi Subah’ or ‘A New Dawn’

EkNayiSubah’ is being anchored by Actor Madhavan to celebrate completion of 2 years of Modi government

10.53 pm: We have the blessings of the people and we will continue to work for them, says PM Modi.

10.52 pm: No effort has been spared by this Govt to work tirelessly for the people, the downtrodden and the marginalized sections of society: PM.

10.49 pm: The power of people’s participation in a democracy can transform the nation and take it forward by leaps and bounds, says PM Modi.

10.48 pm: A government that trusts its people will succeed in transforming the nation, says PM Modi.

10.46 pm: We must respect Mother Earth, examine what it needs, how to preserve it better. Only then we can help our farmers to progress, says PM Narendra Modi.

10.44 pm: Yes what we know is money belongs to the poor and the poor must get the fruits of development, says PM Modi.

10.43 pm: People of India have placed their faith in us.We have left no stone unturned in our hardwork. We dream of Team India: PM.

10.42 pm: The nation is undergoing a significant transformation, says PM Modi.

No effort has been spared by this Govt to work tirelessly for the people, the downtrodden and the marginalized sections of society, says PM Narendra Modi.No effort has been spared by this Govt to work tirelessly for the people, the downtrodden and the marginalized sections of society, says PM Narendra Modi.

10.40 pm: We plan to save 20,000 MW electricity promoting LED bulb usage across 500 cities, says PM Narendra Modi.

10.39 pm: One one hand, there is agenda of development, on other there is agenda of obstructionism; people are capable of finding truth, says PM

10.38 pm: In our campaign to stop corruption, we saved over Rs 36000 crore leakages: PM Modi at India Gate.

10.37 pm: Be it Jan Dhan Yojana, Give It Up, Digital India, our efforts have been to make life better and easier for the poor, says PM Modi.

10.36 pm: When we took charge, the economy was in shambles but we have worked very hard to change this in every sphere, says PM Modi.

10.34 pm: No one can disagree that previous Govt was infected with corruption,but after we came to power we stressed on eradicating corruption:PM Modi.

10.33 pm: Compare the quality of governance of NDA govt with previous govts in any sphere – that shows how we have worked relentlessly, says PM Narendra Modi.

10.32 pm: Those who were earlier looting the nation are not enthused by this Government, says PM Narendra Modi during ‘Ek Nayi Subah’ programme.

10.30 pm: If we compare the work done by the previous Govt, you will notice the developments done by the present govt: PM Modi at India Gate.

10.27 pm: Many significant steps have been taken by the NDA government to combat corruption, says PM Modi.

10.26 pm: We saw two things over the last few days that on one side there is ‘Vikasvad’ and other side is ‘Virodhvad’: PM Modi

10.25 pm: In a democracy it is vital to analyse everyone’s work. But we can’t make a mistake of creating a false atmosphere of despondency: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the 2nd anniversary celebration of NDA government.LIVE: We saw two things over the last few days: on one side there is Vikasvad and other side is Virodhvad, says PM Narendra Modi.

10.23 pm: We saw two things over the last few days: on one side there is Vikasvad and other side is Virodhvad, says PM Narendra Modi.

10.22 pm: Over the last 15 days, the work of the Govt of India is being very carefully analysed and all aspects are being seen closely, says PM Narendra Modi.

9.55 pm: India is fast emerging as a hub of frugal manufacturing, innovation and skill, says Amitabh Kant citing GE & Renault as examples.

9.50 pm: We have taken a lot of steps to simplify #FDI. We are looking at job creation and investment, says Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

9.45 pm: Digital India opens up a new horizon of knowledge, brings all Indians on one digital platform for the first time, says TV Mohandas Pai.

9.40 pm: Digital India opens up a new horizon of knowledge, brings all Indians on one platform for the first time, says TV Mohandas Pai.

9.32 pm: Digital India will take the nation forward, pave the way for an empowered society in India, says IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Ravi Shankar PrasadDigital India will take the nation forward, pave the way for an empowered society in India, says IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. (Reuters)

9.30 pm: Effective communication is a critical factor to strengthen Govt-People relationship. At Prasar Bharati, we will work towards this: Kajol

9.27 pm: With DD coming out in a new way, we will see a difference and Govt will pro-actively communicate with the people, says Kajol

9.26 pm: Hope that we can communicate the right things with the people through radio and TV channels, says Kajol

9.25 pm: We have an aspiring young population. This Govt is determined to train them to fulfil their aspirations for a better future: Devenra Fadnavis

9.20 pm: SkillSakhi initiative stems from PM’s vision that women in our villages should be imparted new skills: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

9.17 pm: SkillSakhi is a Govt initiative that trains girls and women in villages to learn new skills: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

9.14 pm: The impact of PM’s Startup India initiative is huge. Now people are ready say with pride, “I tried, I failed, I will try again”: Deep Kalra

9.12 pm: The impact of PM’s Startup India initiative is huge. Now people are ready say with pride, “I tried, I failed, I will try again: Deep Kalra

9. 10 pm: Fortunate to have been associated with Startup India as a moderator, says Deep Kalra, MakeMyTrip

9.05 pm: PM Narendra Modi’s Startup India has transformed perception, especially the social stigma attached to failure: Deep Kalra, MakeMyTrip

Jitendra Singh atomic plantThis Govt is looking at several unexplored potential in many areas of North East such as startups, organic farming & so on, says Jitendra Singh. (PTI)

9.02 pm: This Govt is looking at several unexplored potential in many areas of North East such as startups, organic farming & so on, says Jitendra Singh.

9.00 pm: North East will be the destination of PM Narendra Modi startup mission, says Dr Jitendra Singh.

8.55 pm: Govt will work to help school drop-outs to return and complete their education without any difficulties: Smriti Irani.

8.45 pm: Modi govt has worked hard to tackle the issue of students’ dropping out to go out and work, says HRD Minister Smriti Irani.

8.42 pm: Revolutionary governance reforms brought in two years: Dr Jitendra Singh.

Providing infrastructural development and connectivity of North East is a major focus area for our govt, says Nitin Gadkari.Providing infrastructural development and connectivity of North East is a major focus area for our govt, says Nitin Gadkari.

8.32 pm: Development of waterways a vital area of development for Govt: Nitin Gadkari.

8.30 pm: Providing infrastructural development and connectivity of North East is a major focus area for our govt: Nitin Gadkari.

8.29 pm: Express network highways to be implemented to places such as Vijaywada-Chennai, Chennai-Bangalore and many more: Nitin Gadkari.

8.27 pm: There has been a great boost to infrastructure, national highways, express highways & roads under Modi govt: Nitin Gadkari.

8.25 pm: Policy paralysis is a thing of the past. Modi govt has ushered in an era of transparency, good governance and decisiveness: Nitin Gadkari.

8.00 pm: PM Narendra Modi has a natural scientific temperament, which drives many key pro-farmer initiatives such as soil health cards: Dr Jitendra Singh.

7.42 pm: Modi govt is committed to the well being of farmers, all initiatives are being undertaken for farmer’s welfare, says Ram Vilas Paswan.

7.40 pm: Govt has worked on eliminating third parties & several bottlenecks that prevented farmers from getting a good price in market: Radhamohan BJP

7.35 pm: Major pro-farmer initiatives of govt include putting systems in place for distribution of water & irrigation facilities: Radhamohan BJP.

Direct Benefit Transfer News, Direct Benefit Transfer Latest News, Direct Benefit Transfer SchemeJan Dhan has benefited the poorest sections of society, we brought financial inclusion and social security within their reach, says Jayant Sinha. (PTI)

 7.25 pm: Jan Dhan has benefited the poorest sections of society, we brought financial inclusion and social security within their reach: Jayant Sinha.

7.15 pm: Impressive efforts by Govt to send out a strong message on cleanliness and using TV, radio, ads & even social media for this: Vidya Balan.

7.12 pm: I feel happy to be a very small part of the campaign that advocates setting up of toilets in villages: Vidya Balan

7.10 pm: Vidya Balan shares her views on Swachh Bharat abhiyan and promoting and heading the toilet campaign – ‘Jahan Soch Waha Sauchalaya’.

6.55 pm: People have seen how Modi govt is committed to fulfiling promises and delivers on targets, says Najma Heptullah

6.52 pm: People stopped believing the promises of earlier Govts because nothing was implemented but Modi govt changed this, says Najma Heptullah.

To bring electricity to the poor - we are committed to this & to meet the targets set by PM Modi: Ram Vilas Paswan.To bring electricity to the poor ? we are committed to this & to meet the targets set by PM Modi: Ram Vilas Paswan.

6.50 pm:  To bring electricity to the poor – we are committed to this & to meet the targets set by PM Modi: Ram Vilas Paswan.

6.45 pm: More power to the poor – that is the #Modi govt’s mantra for development, says Ram Vilas Paswan.

6.40 pm: Surat Railway Station shares its achievement under Swachh Bharat abhiyan to keep station premises clean.

6.20 pm: Amitabh Bachchan quotes from father’s poem ‘Madhushala’: Follow your dreams, choose a path, you’ll reach your destination.

6.18 pm: Amitabh Bachchan says no family should discriminate between boy child and girl.

6.17 pm: Amitabh Bachchan says girl child needs to be protected and empowered, Beti Bachao campaign is the need of the hour.

LIVE Two Years of Modi govt: To mark the completion of two years of the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre, the government has organised a mega event at India Gate in New Delhi today.Two Years of Modi govt: To mark the completion of two years of the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre, the government has organised a mega event at India Gate in New Delhi today.

6.15 pm: Big B koi nahi hota, you just need to work hard & keep yourself focused: Amitabh Bachchan answers a girl who asked ‘How did you become Big B’

6.00 pm: Delhi: Amitabh Bachchan speaking on ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’

5.53 pm: To understand state of a society, one should check the condition of women there: Kiren Rijiju on Beti Bachao Beti Padha

5.49 pm: I’ve been supporting orphan girls, brought them home. Later I bought land & helped build an orphanage: Tandon Raveena

5.48 pm: Women in northeast India are upfront in all aspects, says Kiren Rijiju

5.44 pm: My brother and I were treated equally at home but this does not happen for all girls but it should: Tandon Raveena

5.40 pm: 70 lakh children had only partial immunisation, Modi govt set high targets to ensure that every child undergoes immunisation.

Immunization has increased in one year by 5-7% years across three phases: Health Minister, J P Nadda

5.35 pm: We have made systemic changes to ensure safety of girl child even in difficult circumstances:  Maneka Gandhi

Amitabh Bachchan hosts a segment of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign

5.32 pm: Girl child needs to be protected and empowered, #Beti Bachao campaign is the need of the hour: Amitabh Bachchan

5.30 pm: I want to emphasise again – girl child needs to be nurtured; no family should discriminate between boys and girls: Amitabh Bachchan

5.27 pm: Today’s children are way ahead of us, they absorb information with great speed: Amitabh Bachchan

5.25 pm: Child is the father of man. Nowadays when we have doubts about devices, we learn from our children, they are ahead of us

5.22 pm: Work very hard and do our best, that is all: Amitabh Bachchan tells students when asked how he became ‘Big B.’

5.20 pm: Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan discusses Modi govt’s schemes to empower women

5.15 pm: Important to ensure daughters are treated just as equally as sons, says Amitabh Bachchan on Beti Bachao Beti Padhao

LIVE BJP celebrates 2 years of Modi govt: “India is growing much faster compared to the world, but I feel India could do better. It is difficult to maintain growth when the rest of the world is faring poorly,” Union minister Arun Jaitley said at the programme.

Participating in the first segment on young Parliamentarians, Union minister Rajyavardhan Rathore said, “If there’s someone who is the youngest in our cabinet it is Narendra Modi”.

The show is being broadcast simultaneously from India Gate in Delhi and other landmarks such as Mumbai’s Gateway of India, Jaipur’s Amer Fort and Ahmedabad’s Sardar Patel Memorial. Other stars from Bollywoood, who are attending the programme, will speak about the government projects they are associated with. Vidya Balan will speak about Swachch Bharat, the Clean India campaign she has been promoting with the Rural and Urban Development Ministry. Anil Kapoor will speak about the power of youth, Raveena Tandon about Women’s Rights and Development, and Juhi Chawla about infrastructure.

The in-studio event focuses on the government’s schemes for farmers, women, youth, marginalised sections as well as for infrastructure and economy.

It comprises panel discussions, case studies and performances, both Bollywood and folk.

Case studies will showcase success stories of the Modi government’s schemes such as Beti Bachao Beti Padao, Swachch Bharat, rural electrification programme, Digital India, Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana.

It has been proposed that PM Modi speak towards the end of the show on “a government of firsts”.

A private event management company has conceptualised and executed the event on behalf of the National Film Development Corporation. Regarding the expenditure sanctioned by his ministry for the event, Rathore said, “We have not approved any money. It is a DD programme, they will handle the expenditure.”

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