Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that his is vision is to make India a developed economy in one generation. Outlining a number of economic reforms done by his government, Modi said that NDA transformed country’s economy and that India now has a bright future. Comparing the performance of his government with previous government’s on economic front, Modi said: “India is been seen as bright spot. To see how far we’ve traveled we should look back to 2012-13 when the currency was falling sharply,” said Modi.
The PM said that all the decisions taken by NDA will be far-sighted and it will not shy away from taking harsh decisions for the sake of improving Indian economy. “Decision’s taken by this government will be long-sighted. This Government will not shy away from taking bold decisions,” PM said.
Speaking at the public rally in Mumbai, amid continuing political chaos across the country following the implementation of the demonetisation policy, after which there had been a ban on old currency notes of higher denomination, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had laid the foundation stone of Rs 3,600 crore for the Chatrapati Shivaji memorial in Mumbai. As the Prime Minister inaugurated the Maratha warrior king’s memorial and also proposed the formation of a statue of Shivaji of the height 309 feet, here are all the details of PM Modi’s visit to Mumbai and the new initiatives he took.
With political uproar, gradually getting more heated up and opposition leaders slamming the Prime Minister and the central government over the implementation of the note-ban policy, PM Modi, on his visit to the economic capital of the country, proposed the formation of a statue of the great Marathi warrior Shivaji, of a height slightly more than that of the Statue of Liberty. The project which is expected to be completed by 2019, will cost the Maharashtra government a gross of about 36 billion rupees ($530 million) for the statue.