Narendra Modi

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On May 23, 2019, Shri Narendra Modi was re-elected as the Prime Minister of India.

Vaada Raha is a non-partisan and collaborative initiative of Boring News that tracks the performance of the NDA-3 Government with respect to the 310 promises they made in their election manifesto.

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Total - 87 promises
Agriculture and Cooperation
Further expand the coverage of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM-KISAN) to all farmers in the country.
Launch a pension scheme for all small and marginal farmers in the country so as to ensure social security to them on reaching 60 years of age.
Make an investment of Rs. 25 lakh crores to improve the productivity of the farm sector.
Provide short-term new agricultural Kisan Credit Card (KCC) loans up to Rs. 1 lakh at 0% interest rate for 1-5 years on the condition of prompt repayment of the principal amount.
Make enrolment of farmers under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana voluntary.
Launch a new mission to achieve self-sufficiency in oil seeds and other agricultural products.
Establish a National Warehousing Grid along the National Highways to ensure necessary logistical linkages for warehousing of agricultural produce.
Roll out a new Village Storage Scheme for agricultural produce to enable the farmer to store agricultural produce near his village and sell it at a remunerative price at an appropriate time.
Provide farmers with loans at cheaper rates on the basis of storage receipts of the agricultural produce.
Promote chemical-free organic farming in an additional 20 lakh hectares of hilly, tribal, and rainfed areas in the next 5 years.
Launch a dedicated e-commerce portal to enhance the availability of organic produce to the doorsteps of consumers.
Promote organic eco-tourism in the vicinity of organic farming to ensure additional income to the farmers.
Complete the work on the remaining 68 irrigation projects under the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana in phases upto December 2019.
Further expand the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana to realize 100% irrigation potential of the country within a defined time-frame.
Bring 1 crore hectares of agricultural land under micro-irrigation and supplement it with fertigation to promote judicious use of fertilizers.
Support and strengthen cooperatives and Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) to ensure better market linkages and opportunities in the agricultural sector.
Enable the creation of 10,000 new Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) by 2022 to ensure economies of scale for farmers regarding access to inputs and markets.
Set up a mechanism of direct marketing of vegetables, fruits, dairy, and fishery products through farmers' cooperative organizations so as to ensure better price return to the farmers.
Encourage solar farming on a massive scale so as to create an additional source of income for farmers.
Agriculture Research and Education
Ensure timely availability of improved seeds of promising varieties at affordable rates with doorstep testing facilities.
Create a mobile application based system for promoting the availability of agri-implements on rental / custom hiring basis.
Extensively use technology to ensure a better knowledge of the market prices of various agricultural products for the benefit of farmers.
Enable the development of young agricultural scientists to take advantage of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, blockchain technology, big data analytics, etc. for more predictive and profitable precision agriculture.
Animal Husbandry, Dairying, and Fisheries
Link goshalas in the country to the promotion of organic farminig.
Launch a National Bee-keeping and Honey Mission to ensure additional returns to the farmers.
Double the production of honey from the present 1.15 lakh MT by developing infrastructural facilities and providing marketing support.
Establish a network of mobile veterinary dispensaries to provide doorstep service to farmers.
Roll out a model programme for periodic health checkup of all cattle and other domestic animals at the District level with the help of veterinary experts from the public and private sector.
Expand the coverage of immunization and eliminate foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) and brucellosis.
Launch a National Feed and Fodder Mission to eliminate the shortage of fodder.
Launch the Matsya Sampada Yojana with an allocation of Rs. 10,000 crores to ensure availability of storage and marketing tools and infrastructure like ice-boxes, cold storages, ice-plants etc. for small and traditional fishermen.
Promote aquaculture through easy access to credit.
Facilitate farming of sea-weed, pearl, as well as ornamental fish to ensure a better return to the fishermen.
Bring all fishermen under the ambit of all welfare programmes and social security schemes with expanded coverage for accident insurance.
Panchayati Raj
Implement the Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan in a focussed manner to build the capacity of Members of Panchayati Raj institutions, and ensure effective delivery of Schemes at the grassroots.
Land Resources
Complete the digitization of land records on a mission mode on the lines of the Aadhaar project.
Implement second-generation land reforms to ensure title guarantee for the landholder and reduce land-related litigation.
Create a model law for conclusive titling (in consultation with States) promoting title guarantee and title insurance, and work with States to implement this system.
Food and Public Distribution
Further widen the food security cover to provide subsidized sugar at Rs. 13 per kilogram per family per month to people from poor and lower-middle-income families.

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