Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked chief ministers of BJP-ruled states to work in mission mode to realise the vision of a New India by 2022. Prime Minister, in a meeting with Chief Ministers and Deputy Chief Ministers of the party ruled states in New Delhi yesterday pushed for speedy implementation of pro-poor schemes and boosting transparency in government schemes.
Mr Modi and the party Chief Amit Shah held the meeting attended by 12 BJP chief ministers and six deputy chief ministers. The meeting reviewed the progress of welfare works being done by the NDA government as well as good schemes of states.
Senior Union Ministers Rajnath Singh and Sushma Swaraj were also present.
Talking to reporters after the meeting Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh said, that the Prime Minister and the party chief Amit Shah will review works of the party-run state governments every three months in this regard.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath told reports that Mr Modi and Mr Shah guided the Chief Ministers and Deputy Chief Ministers to work in a mission mode to double farmers’ income and implement pro-poor schemes.
He said, the prime minister also pitched for digital transactions through use of BHIM App in welfare schemes to eliminate corruption. Mr Yogi added, the party run governments were also asked to sign MoUs with other states, including those run by non-BJP parties, to strengthen cultural exchanges to ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat.
Our correspondent reports, the meeting organized just days after Amit Shah discussed the blue print for 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Mr. Shah had also party leaders to focus on winnable seats which party lost in 2014 elections. It was Mr Modi’s third meeting with the Chief Ministers after the BJP swept to power in 2014.