India can become a $5 trillion economy in 5 years: PM Modi in Independence Day speech
India celebrates its 73rd Independence Day today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation from Red Fort in the morning and spoke about Article 350, Article 35A, criminalising Triple Talaq, welfare schemes for the farmers and the upcoming mission of the government.
PM Modi also highlighted the country becoming a $5 trillion economy in the coming years. “From 2014 to 2019, we became a $3 trillion economy.
A few new missions were also announced by the Prime Minister. The government will introduce ‘Jaal Jivaan Mission‘ for the conversation of water in the country. A total of ₹3.5 lakh crore will be allotted for this mission and both the central and state governments will work together for this.
“On October 2, let us pledge to make the country free of single-use plastic.
PM Modi also urged the startups to come up with ideas to recycle plastics in the country.
One of the new topic which PM Modi spoke about is the population control in the country.
A total of ₹100 lakh crore will be allotted for new infrastructure in the country.