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Since 2014, PM Modi-led BJP government has misled the country. We use Centre’s own data to fact-check BJP’s tall claims.


MUDRA Loan

MUDRA Loan

BJP CLAIM

Aims to create an inclusive, sustainable and value based entrepreneurial culture

FACT

Bad Loans under BJP's micro-loan MUDRA scheme are up 92% from Rs 3,790.35 crore in 2016-17 to Rs 7,277.31 in 2017-18, as per Finance Ministry data

Non-Performing Assets

Non-Performing Assets

BJP CLAIM

Farm loan waivers to benefit farmers

FACT

Top 12 corporate NPAs cost central government twice as much as farm loan waivers given out by states.

GST

GST

BJP CLAIM

GST revenue in February grew 13.12% compared to the same month in 2018

FACT

GST collection this fiscal (till February 2019) is 10.70 lakh crore. With just one more month to go, Centre would need 1.5 lakh crore revenue in March. The Government is set to miss even its lowered GST collection target of 11.47 lakh core.

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN)

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN)

BJP CLAIM

Annual income support of Rs 6,000 will benefit all farmer families

FACT

NSSO data tells us PM Modi's annual payout of Rs 6000 for farmers is ONLY 6% of a small farmer’s annual income.

Smart Cities Mission

Smart Cities Mission

BJP CLAIM

During 2014 polls, BJP promised to build 100 smart cities in India.

FACT

Only 1.83% of funds released under Smart Cities Mission had been utilised till March 2018. By December 2018, mere 33% of projects were completed.

Coal Blocks

Coal Blocks

BJP CLAIM

A 2015 Modi government press release claims ₹2 lakh crore has come in from auction of just 33 coal blocks

FACT

From Feb 2016-July 2018, Centre has collected and passed on to states only ₹5684 crore, less than 3% of what government claimed

Fuel Hikes

Fuel Hikes

BJP CLAIM

States benefit more than Centre from fuel hikes

FACT

Government's own data says Centre's fuel tax revenue went up 130% from 2014-15 while States’ revenue went up by only 34%

Ayushman Bharat

Ayushman Bharat

BJP CLAIM

Ayushman Bharat will provide quality healthcare to all Indians

FACT

Centre’s data shows 66% of hospitals under Ayushman Bharat don’t carry a quality tag. 73% private hospitals with world-class facilities have rejected PM Modi’s scheme

MSP Hike

MSP Hike

BJP CLAIM

1.5 times hike in the MSP of certain crops will help double farmers’ income across the country

FACT

Agriculture ministry data shows that only 1/3rd of wheat (rabi) & rice (kharif) was procured by government at MSP

Oil Bonds

Oil Bonds

BJP CLAIM

NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid off the dues of oil bonds worth ₹1.3 lakh crore

FACT

As per the receipt budget of 2017-18, NDA repaid only ₹43,700 crore

Agricultural Produce

Agricultural Produce

BJP CLAIM

Will offer 1.5 times of input cost as Minimum Support Price (MSP) to farmers for certain crops

FACT

The market price of major agricultural produce is below MSP in more than 60% markets

Direct Benefit Transfer

Direct Benefit Transfer

BJP CLAIM

₹90,000 cr is saved every year due to Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT)

FACT

The saving of ₹90,000 crore was cumulative till March 2018 and not every year, according to government data

Fasal Bima Yojana

Fasal Bima Yojana

BJP CLAIM

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana  has been a success and benefitted farmers

FACT

Response to an RTI filed by a news website shows companies owe farmers ₹2800 crore since the launch of Pradhan Mantri  Fasal Bima Yojana. The two-month claim settlement deadline has long passed, but dues still remain unpaid

Ayushman Bharat

Ayushman Bharat

BJP CLAIM

Ayushman Bharat will be a “game changer”

FACT

Months after scheme's launch, ministry data says 74% of rural specialist doctor posts are vacant

Fasal Bima Yojana

Fasal Bima Yojana

BJP CLAIM

Centre has the target of bringing 100 million hectares of land under its flagship crop insurance scheme, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, by 2018-19

FACT

The land coverage under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana stands at 49 million hectares only, half of Centre’s 2018-19 target

Unemployment Rate

Unemployment Rate

BJP CLAIM

Unprecedented employment opportunities exist in India today

FACT

11 million Indians lost their jobs during 2018, as per a CMIE study. India’s unemployment rate was at a 15-month high of 7.4% in Dec 2018

Mudra Yojana

Mudra Yojana

BJP CLAIM

PM Modi's Mudra Yojana is a success

FACT

Bad Loans under BJP's micro-loan scheme are up 92% from ₹3,790.35 crore in 2016-17 to ₹7,277.31 in 2017-18, as per finance ministry data