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Modi@9: A Journey of Transformation, Leadership & Challenges
On May 30, 2023, the BJP-led central government will complete nine whole years of having won a decisive win in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections
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Politics is a landscape that requires constant attention and amendments from time to time for the evolution of a country. Today’s date, India is widely accepted as a global power. However, the recognition didn’t happen overnight.
On May 30, 2023, the BJP-led central government will complete nine whole years of having won a decisive win in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. In the past nine years, the global power recognition of India had been methodically created and has been accelerated by the Modi government's political and policy leadership.
In an exclusive run-through, BW Businessworld presents the journey of nine whole years of Narendra Modi-led BJP (Bhartiya Janata Party) government. Moreover, as part of its ninth-anniversary celebrations, the ruling party has planned a series of events to demonstrate the Narendra Modi administration's welfare measures that have improved the lives and standard of living of millions of Indians through a variety of direct and indirect benefits.
The exclusive run-through highlights the remarkable achievements, innovations, developments, and a few misses under the NDA government’s tenure. It also includes some expert opinions from industry experts.
One of the run-through write-ups throws light upon the significant progress of the Modi government in sectors such as roads, highways, railways, aviation, forex reserves, banking including the role of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), stock markets including the performance of BSE and NSE. It also highlights the implementation of several measures targeted at bolstering the economy and reaching the ambitious objective of a $5 trillion GDP. Howsoever, the article also points out areas that require further attention in domains such as Agriculture and Farmers’ welfare, job creation, unemployment, education and skill development, and healthcare infrastructure.
An interesting column by Srinath Sridharan in one of his opinion columns for BW Businessworld consisted of the journey of Modi-led BJP government and its nine years along with its developments and initiatives in an alphabetical order. The initiatives included in the A-Z of nine years incorporates ‘Ayushman Bharat’, digital India, global leadership, Kisan Credit Card (KCC) scheme, and 22 more developments and initiative started under the tenure of the Modi Government. The column also highlighted the ability to look beyond conventional bounds and pioneer novel ideas which Sridharan considered a hallmark of great leadership in the field of governance. It showcased how the Modi administration and party’s dedication demonstrated a creative problem-solving methodology through several ground-breaking initiatives, propelling India towards a new era of prosperity and development.
The run-through of nine years of the Modi government also featured and highlighted the events of initiatives and decisions that could have been implemented in a better and smoother form. Some of the events consisted of demonetisation in 2016, implementation of CAA and NRC in 2019, farm laws in 2020 and its re-appeal in 2021, and the Covid-19 lockdown in 2020 in its first wave and the second wave in 2021. It also throws light upon the launch of PMCARES and its lack of transparency and accountability for the massive amount of money used or allocated by the government.
In another interesting column by S. Ravi on BW Businessworld, decoding the Prime Ministers’ contribution to India’s growth. Ravi focussed on the ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana’, which enabled the availability of bank accounts with zero maintenance amount, remittances, insurance services, credit, and pensions. The policy resulted in over 47 crore accounts have been opened under this scheme. Another area of highlight was the introduction of GST in 2017 to curb tax leakages and improvement in the system, resulting in a total gross collection for FY 2022-23 standing at over INR 18 lakh crores. The column also addressed demonetisation and digitalisation as well as the ‘Make In India’ initiative of vaccine, Covishield, and Covaxin during the Covid-19 pandemic, among other initiatives.
A feature story on the growing foreign relations in the era of Modi government was also submitted. It highlighted the interesting turn of events in foreign policy and how it benefitted India in multiple forms with the growing stature of India as the fastest-growing world economy, be it the Russia and Ukraine crisis or holding the G20 presidency. The feature throws light upon India’s growing relations with its neighbouring countries as well.
In a guest column by Dr. Brajesh Kumar Tiwari, an associate professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on BW Businessworld, Tiwari highlighted the big challenges for the NDA government in these turbulent times of global uncertainty. Moreover, another feature story decoded the major schemes in the past nine years of the Modi government such as Stand Up India scheme, PMUY, Atal Pension Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana, and Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana.
Given the demographic in the regime of the Modi government, BW Businessworld covered all the aspects of the nine years of functioning of the BJP-led government at the centre.