The High Level Committee headed by DK Mittal submitted its report on 26 December 2014. This committee had made large number of recommendations for short term and medium/ long term action plan relating to improving revenue generation from passenger and freight operations, asset monetization and resource mobilization, and increasing efficiency. Many of the recommendations require
The key objective of Sagarmala project develop port infrastructure in India that results in quick, efficient and cost-effective transport to and from ports. It also includes establishment of rail / road linkages with the port terminals, thus providing last mile connectivity to ports; development of linkages with new regions, enhanced multi-modal connectivity including rail, inland
The many changes introduced by the Modi government have been restrictive in nature. The government has reduced the legal and financial framework of MDNREGA; have undermined many provisions of land acquisition act, also made budgetary cuts in almost every social sector programme. All these led to a squeeze of Rs.15,000 Crores from the rural development.