Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)
Target of connecting the eligible and feasible habitations advanced from 2022 to 2019 with 97% of such habitations already being provided with all-weather connectivity.
30, 000 kilo meters of PMGSY roads have been built using Green Technology, Waste Plastic and Cold Mix Technology, thereby reducing carbon footprint.
1, 25, 000 kilo meters of road length to be upgraded over the next five years under PMGSY III with an estimated cost of Rs. 80,250 Crore.
State road networks to be developed in second phase of Bharat mala project.
The Union Budget has also outlined various proposals for giving a boost to manufacturing of electric vehicles and developing India as a global hub for the E vehicles.
FAME II scheme aims to encourage faster adoption of electric vehicles through the right incentives and charging infrastructure. An outlay of Rs. 10, 000 crores for 3 years approved for Phase-II of FAME Scheme.
Only advanced-battery-operated and registered e-vehicles to be incentivized under FAME Scheme.
Customs duty on certain parts of electric vehicles being exempted to promote e-mobility
Government has already moved GST council to lower the GST rate on electric vehicles (EV) from 12% to 5%.
Government will provide Rs 1.5 lakh income tax deduction on interest payments on loan take for purchase of electric vehicles.
Railway infrastructure will need an investment of Rs 50 lakh crore between 2018 and 2030.
Public-Private-Partnership proposed for development and completion of tracks, rolling stock manufacturing and delivery of passenger freight services
Railways to be encouraged to invest more in suburban rail network via Special Purpose Vehicles.
657 KM of Metro Rail network has become operational across the country.
Government envisions using rivers for cargo transport to decongest roads and railways.
Jal Marg Vikas Project, Navigational capacity of Ganga to be enhanced via multi modal terminals at Sahibganj and Haldia and a navigational lock at Farakka by 2019-2020.
Policy interventions to be made for the development of Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO), to achieve self- reliance in aviation segment.
Regulatory roadmap for making India a hub for aircraft financing and leasing activities from Indian shores, to be laid by the Government.
Ujjwala Yojana and Saubhagya Yojana have transformed the lives of every rural family, dramatically improving ease of their living.
Electricity and clean cooking facility to all willing rural families by 2022.
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) aims to achieve “Housing for All” by 2022.
Eligible beneficiaries to be provided 1.95 crore houses with amenities like toilets, electricity and LPG connections during its second phase (2019-20 to 2021-22).