New Delhi: The Union Government has shortlisted 167 ‘transformative ideas’ for implementation in the first 100 days of the Modi government’s second stint — that is by October 15.
Cabinet secretary Pradeep K Sinha said that based on the recommendations of the Sectoral Group of Secretaries, and after further consideration by the Group of Ministers, “it has been decided to implement 167 transformative ideas as the 100-day programme of the Government.”
July 5 to October 15 will be the period for implementing ideas -shortlisted after several rounds of presentations by all the ministers and top-level deliberations.
Among the approved ideas are said to be the department of administrative reforms and public grievances’ plan to upgrade the Centralised Public Grievance Redress and Monitoring System to expedite processing of public grievances.
The human resource development ministry has been tasked with launching a mega drive to fill up 300,000 faculty vacancies across all higher education institutes within 100 days, the sources said.
The ministry of culture shall ensure completion of the structure of the museum on prime ministers of India at Nehru Memorial Museum & Library,inauguration of three new barrack museums at Red Fort, besides several activities associated with the commemoration of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary.
The officials said that the idea behind the 100-day plan is to ensure that the Modi Government 2.0 wastes no time in deciding its course of action, adding that the BJP-led government had begun preparations for it even as the Lok Sabha elections were underway.
Several rounds of meetings were held in the bureaucracy to ensure that the new government gets moving as soon as it takes office.