Here are some of the announcements made by PM Modi during his Independence Day address:

* 18,500 villages which still remain without power to be provided electricity in the next 1,000 days.

* Government to club 44 labour laws into four codes to simplify them for the people.

* Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana launched with an outlay of Rs. 50,000 crore.

* Ministry of Agriculture would be renamed as the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare.

* A "Start-Up India" initiative to encourage entrepreneurship among the youth.

* One Rank One Pension accepted "in-principle". Modalities being worked out with stakeholders.

* Boost to financial inclusion with 17 crore bank accounts opened through the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana.

* Scheme for direct transfer of LPG subsidy has resulted in savings of Rs. 15,000 crore.

* Promise of toilets in all schools had been almost fulfilled  with the cooperation of states.

* Corruption cases probed by CBI have gone up from 800 before NDA government assumed office to 1800 now.

* Each of 1.25 lakh bank branches should encourage at least one Dalit or adivasi entrepreneur and at least one woman entrepreneur.

* A house and access to basic services like electricity to all by 2022.

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