Promise vs Delivery

PM Modi came to power with the promise of ‘achche din’ but over the last five years he has only overpromised and underdelivered.


Agriculture

PROMISE

Will hike the MSP of certain crops to 1.5 times the production cost

DELIVERY

As of October 2018, over 60% markets in India were selling crops at a price much lower than the Minimum Support Price

FAIL
IT

PROMISE

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while presenting the union budget 2017-18, promised to introduce 20 lakh Aadhaar-based PoS (Point of Sale) terminals by September, 2017

DELIVERY

As of June 2018, only about 5.5 Lakh Aadhaar-based PoS (Point of Sale) machines have been installed

FAIL
IT

PROMISE

In its 2014 manifesto BJP promised deployment of broadband in every village would be a thrust area

DELIVERY

As on 31st March 2018, only 7 in 10 urban India inhabitants and 1 in 10 rural area inhabitants have access to broadband connection

FAIL
Electricity

PROMISE

BJP declared 100% electrification of all inhabited villages in India in April 2018

DELIVERY

Government data shows that as of 29th November 2018, there are still 96.5 lakh households without electricity

FAIL
Centre- State relations

PROMISE

BJP in its manifesto promised to evolve a model of national development which is driven by the states and to help the states mobilise it's resources

DELIVERY

The 2015 Union Budget saw a 26% reduction in the total amount of Central Assistance to States (CAS) compared to the previous year’s revised estimates

FAIL
Sponsored Schemes

PROMISE

In February 2015, Modi government decided to discontinue support for 8 centrally sponsored schemes

DELIVERY

The total share of the Centre in 24 schemes was reduced by 24% compared to the previous year’s revised estimates

FAIL
Centre-State relations

PROMISE

BJP in its 2014 manifesto promised to address the issue of Flood control in Assam and river water management

DELIVERY

The Government of Assam has requested for release of additional funds amounting to ₹1,100 crore under Flood Management Programme (FMP). However only an amount of ₹90 crore has been released to the Government of Assam during 2017- 18

FAIL
Police

PROMISE

BJP promised to train and technologically enable the police to track, pursue as well as prevent cyber crime

DELIVERY

NCRB data shows that cyber crime has been increasing year after year. India recorded 9622, 11592 and 12317 cases of cyber-crime in 2014, 2015 and 2016 respectively

FAIL
Judicial Reforms

PROMISE

In the 2014 manifesto, BJP assured they would accord high priority to judicial reforms to address the issue of appointment of judges, filling the vacancies, initiate a mission mode project for filling the vacancies in the judiciary and for doubling the number of courts and judges in the subordinate judiciary

DELIVERY

As of March 2018, there were 9 vacancies in the Supreme Court, 417 vacancies in High Courts, 5436 vacancies in District & Subordinate courts

FAIL
Open government and accountable information

PROMISE

BJP will set-up an effective Lokpal institution

DELIVERY

The government has not appointed a Lokpal

FAIL
Economy

PROMISE

BJP will take necessary steps to reduce NPAs in Banking sector

DELIVERY

As per RBI data aggregate gross NPAs of private and foreign banks increased by 81.1% during the last three financial years, as against an increase of 68.4% in the aggregate gross NPAs of PSBs over the same period

FAIL
Sanitation

PROMISE

Create an open defecation free India through awareness campaigns

DELIVERY

As per NSSO 2015-16, around 55.4% villagers surveyed in one lakh households are still opting for open defecation. In cities, 7.5% of the population defecated in the open

FAIL
Scavengers

PROMISE

BJP is committed to eliminate manual scavenging

DELIVERY

According to the government, 13 States have reported identification of 13,657 manual scavengers up to June 2018

FAIL
Social Violence

PROMISE

Ensure a peaceful and secure environment, where there is no place for either the perpetrators or exploiters of fear

DELIVERY

There have been 40 instances of lynching between 2014-17, with a total of 45 deaths. Number of communal incidents has gone up from 644 in 2014 to 822 in 2017

FAIL
NPA

PROMISE

BJP will take necessary steps to reduce NPAs in Banking sector

DELIVERY

As per RBI data, aggregate gross NPAs of private and foreign banks increased by 81% from 2015-16 to 2017-18. Aggregate gross NPAs of PSBs have gone up 68% over the same period

FAIL
Bullet train

PROMISE

Will launch Diamond Quadrilateral project - of High Speed Train network (bullet train).

DELIVERY

There has been only a marginal headway on the Ahmedabad- Mumbai stretch

FAIL
Drinking Water

PROMISE

Make potable drinking water available to all

DELIVERY

There are about 22% rural habitations in the country where the population is getting unsafe drinking water

FAIL
Namami Gange

PROMISE

BJP promised a clean, pure and uninterrupted flow of the Ganga

DELIVERY

Under the ‘Rejuvenation of River Ganga (Namami Gange)’ programme, 76% of funds sanctioned are unspent and only 26% of projects are complete

FAIL
Women Reservation

PROMISE

BJP said it is committed to 33% reservation for women in parliamentary and state assemblies through a constitutional amendment

DELIVERY

Despite BJP enjoying a majority in the Lok Sabha, the Women’s Reservation Bill still hasn’t been passed

FAIL
Girl Child Education

PROMISE

Launch a national campaign for saving the girl child and educating her - Beti Bachao Beti Padhao

DELIVERY

Only 9% of money allocated under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao has been utilised

FAIL
Rape Victims

PROMISE

BJP will proritise the dispensation of funds for the relief and rehabilitation of rape victims

DELIVERY

Nirbhaya Fund has been allocated ₹3,600 crores. However, only 27% funds have been utilised under the fund.

FAIL
Drinking Water Facilities

PROMISE

Will transform the quality of life of women in rural India by providing tapped water in every home

DELIVERY

Only 16.93% rural households have drinking water facilities within their premises through tap connections

FAIL
Acid Attack Victims

PROMISE

Create an acid attack victims welfare fund

DELIVERY

No such fund has been created

FAIL
Ujjwala Scheme

PROMISE

Will transform the quality of life of women in rural India by providing cleaner fuel in every home

DELIVERY

The rising cost of LPG and its refills has made the women go back to using traditional methods of cooking. 1 crore Ujjwala Scheme beneficiaries have not come back for a refill

FAIL