The Narendra Modi government is at the finish line of its five-year term. It was the government elected with an overwhelming majority in 2014 on the promise of development and growth. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in fact, was often witnessed talking about reforms, new age technologies, and the need to keep pace with changing business dynamics. In the last 4.5 years, of the 30 major reforms, the government has been able to complete nine of them, while six have not been started and 15 have been partially achieved, Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) scorecard showed. Modi Reform Scorecard: Per our tracker of the 30 biggest reforms when Modi came to office: 9 done, 15 partly done, 6 not started. Recent partial reforms on getting fast business licenses, and relaxing priority sector lending mandates for banks. pic.twitter.com\/Xf0R3zeBRV \u2014 Richard Rossow (@RichardRossow) November 2, 2018 CSIS is a monthly tracker of reforms undertaken by the Indian government.\u00a0The scorecard is a list of thirty big reforms that the Modi government confronted when it took office and the status of each. The latest update shows that at the end of 4.5 years, the government has not been able to start six reforms. Here the complete list of 30 reforms 1. Allow foreign investment in more construction projects Yes. The Modi government removed\u00a0almost all restrictions on FDI in construction, including minimum project size, and reduced the lock-in period for capital to three years. 2. Allow foreign lawyers to practice in India No. Despite\u00a0regulations governing Special Economic Zones (SEZs) to allow the practice of law in SEZs, the reform is yet to take-off. 3. Allow more than 50% foreign investment in defense Yes. The government approved 100% FDI route in defense\u00a0but later rejected the first and only proposal to establish 100%\u00a0 foreign-owned defense manufacturer in India. 4. Allow more than 50% foreign investment in direct retail e-commerce Partially. The government said that FDI is not allowed in business-to-consumer e-commerce unless items are all being sold under a single brand and meet local-content requirements. 5. Allow more than 50% foreign investment in Insurance Partially.\u00a0The 2016 consolidated FDI Policy allowed up to 49% investment in insurance through the automatic route. \u00a06.\u00a0Allow more than 50% foreign investment in Indian Railways Yes. The government opened most of the railways sector to 100%\u00a0FDI. 7. Conduct transparent auctions of telecom spectrum Yes. India has conducted multiple "free and fair" telecom auctions with no complaints from private-sector participants. 8.\u00a0Create a unified national tax on goods and services Yes.\u00a0The Goods and Services Tax was implemented nationwide on July 1, creating India's first-ever national market and replacing most state and federal taxes. 9. Deregulate diesel pricing Yes. The government deregulated\u00a0diesel pricing in October 2014. 10. Deregulate fertilizer pricing No. The government will continue with\u00a0price regulation regime under the four-year urea regime. 11.\u00a0Deregulate kerosene pricing No. The government has not deregulated\u00a0kerosene pricing. It had, in 2016, asked\u00a0oil marketing companies to\u00a0increase\u00a0each month by only 25 paise per litre per month. 12. Deregulate natural gas pricing Partially. Cabinet announced a new energy policy that switches to a revenue-sharing model (from a profit-sharing model), and allows substantial pricing freedom. 13.\u00a0End retrospective taxation of cross-border investments Partially. The government announced the formation of a committee to look into and approve all retrospective tax demands and offered a one-time dispute resolution opportunity. 14.\u00a0Ensure that business owners can receive a permit in 10 days or less No. As per Ease of Doing Business 2017 report,\u00a0it takes 26 days to start a business in India. However, there was some progress. 15.\u00a0Establish processes for more thoughtful financial regulations Partially. The government partially began seeking comments on a Task Force Report proposing the structure of a new Financial Redress Agency (FRA). The FRA will act as a consumer regulator of the financial services industry. 16.\u00a0Extend the expiration date of industrial licenses Yes. The government increased the maximum validity of an industrial license from two years to seven years. 17.\u00a0Fully open the coal mining sector to private\/foreign investment Yes.\u00a0The Parliament approved the Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, opening the sector to private\u2014including foreign\u2014investment. 18.\u00a0Institute a mandatory 30-day \u201cNotice and Comment\u201d period for proposed regulation Partially. The Ministry of Law & Justice has asked all ministries, urging them to comply with a 30-day notice & comment period and other rules. Implementation has been inconsistent. 19.\u00a0Make it easier for states to use eminent domain to purchase land Partially.\u00a0The new national land acquisition law, although it passed in the Lok Sabha, failed in the Rajya Sabha, and the government is no longer making this issue a legislative priority. 20.\u00a0Make it easier to start a business by offering one-stop shopping for clearances No.\u00a0The World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Report 2017 notes that it requires 12.9 procedures to start a business in India, compared to the South Asia regional average of 8.1. 21.\u00a0Make it quicker and easier for companies to go through bankruptcy Yes.\u00a0The first case under the new Insolvency Code was started in the Maharashtra High Court in 2017. 22. Raise the ceiling on foreign institutional investment in Indian companies No. The government raised the investment limit for foreign portfolio investors in public sector enterprises from 49% from 24% and allowed FPIs up to 100% of each tranche of securities released by asset reconstruction companies. 23.\u00a0Reduce restrictions on foreign investment in multi-brand retail Partially.\u00a0FDI in multi-brand retail was opened in September 2012. However, the rules governing foreign investment\u2014minimum investment size, sourcing, and location\u2014have so far precluded investment in this sector. 24.\u00a0Reduce restrictions on foreign investment in single-brand retail Partially. FDI up to 100% via the government approval route, but requires that 30% of goods sold in the first 5 years be manufactured in India. This period is tolled 3 years for 'cutting edge' technology. 25.\u00a0Relax government controls over corporate downsizing Partially.\u00a0In March, the Ministry of Labour relaxed rules for fixed-term (contract) employees, allowing such labour in all sectors. 26. Remove government mandated\u00a0minimum\u00a0prices for agricultural\u00a0goods No. The government has not done anything in this regard. 27.\u00a0Remove sectoral investment limits Yes. In 2015,\u00a0the government removed the last 20 products that were reserved for small-scale industries. 28.\u00a0Stop forcing banks to lend to \u201cpriority sectors\u201d Partially. In May,\u00a0the RBI slightly relaxed Priority Sector Lending rules for Priority (Urban) Cooperative Banks. 29. Use Direct Benefit Transfer to deliver cash subsidies Partially.\u00a0The government has introduced a dedicated portal tracking its efforts to transition to DBT. 30.\u00a0Use Direct Benefit Transfer to deliver goods subsidies Partially. The government has introduced a dedicated portal tracking its efforts to transition to DBT.