Noting India's "high" growth rate, BJP cited there is a global acknowledgment that it will become the fastest growing country in the world and attacked the opposition party for disrupting Parliament to stall the government's agenda.

Giving figures, BJP secretary Shrikant Sharma said the NDA government is constructing 18 km of highways on an average daily against the 2 km under the UPA and electricity generation had shown 8.5 percent growth.

FDI has shown an annual growth of 40 percent, he said, adding that the government had taken a number of measures to curb corruption at the top while noting that over Rs 2 lakh crore was earned in the spectrum allocation.

Black money up to Rs 16000 crore had been detected and Rs 11000 crore of it seized under the Modi government, he said. The government had identified 3 crore fake LPG consumers through its direct benefit transfer scheme and it will save Rs 15000 crore every year, he cited.

More than 80 lakh families, all of them poor and mostly from backward communities, had been given loans under the MUDRA scheme to run their own enterprise, he said and also spoke about the insurance and pension schemes aimed at the welfare of the poor.

Latest News from India News Desk