The government has developed new policies to restore pre-pandemic economic growth: Amit Shah
Narendra Modi’s government has crafted new policies and amended existing ones to bring back pre-pandemic levels of economic growth, Union Minister Amit Shah said in Ahmedabad on Saturday.
The Rs 361.5 crore projects he inaugurated and laid the cornerstone for in his constituency of Lok Sabha, Gandhinagar, during the day is a testament to the commitment of the Government of Gujarat to keep pace with development despite the coronavirus pandemic, he said.
âTo accelerate the economy, policies have been developed after hours of brainstorming and studying all aspects. And the policies that have become obstacles to bringing the industry in, have affected or hampered ‘Make In India’.Atmanirbhar BharatâWere changed during the coronavirus period,â he said.
He cited examples such as the opening up of the space sector to private actors and the new drone use policy framed during this period.
“The result is that, as several other countries grapple with a downturn, India has reached pre-coronavirus economic figures,” the Union Minister of Home Affairs and Cooperation said.
He praised Prime Minister Modi for ensuring that poor households do not go hungry during the pandemic by providing them with 5 kg of food grains for free.
He also praised Prime Minister Modi’s leadership in making the Co-WIN app available for free to streamline vaccination, and said that even foreign countries are using this app.
During his visit to Ahmedabad, Mr. Shah inaugurated projects worth Rs 112 crore, including a four-lane air bridge and a railway bridge in Ahmedabad. He also laid the foundation stones for projects worth Rs 250 crore.