The central government has set a target of building 44 Lakh homes under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin by the end of December 2017.According to the statistics released by Ministry of Rural Development, about 22 Lakh houses have been constructed in rural areas under PMAY-G till 28th January. policy, Washington has reached out to opposition prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi just months ahead of national elections in India. Indian voters are weary of the ongoing allegations of corruption and inefficacy that have dogged the coalition in recent years. Ambassador to India Nancy Powell is scheduled to sit down with Modi after requesting a meeting with Gujarat’s long-time leader as “part of our concentrated outreach to senior political and business leaders which began in November to highlight the US-India relationship,” according to a U. Though tensions have eased since former deputy consul general Devyani Khobragade was repatriated to India, the U. clearly felt a little TLC was in order with its long-time ally, seen both as a counterpoint to China and a crucial player in regional security given that most NATO troops are withdrawing from Afghanistan this year. His Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is hoping to unseat the ruling Congress Party and its coalition partners in this spring’s polls, and many observers say the party is on track to do just that.Donald Trump declared the relationship between the US and India “has never been stronger” during a meeting with the leader of the world’s largest democracy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at the White House.
I cannot but feel his strong passion for dialogue with his people," Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says in the foreword.
Many question whether the BJP will be able to form a government with the charismatic but controversial Modi at the helm.
That's why Powell’s meeting with Modi has grabbed New Delhi’s attention.
The move comes close on the heels of an unusually caustic spat between Washington and New Delhi over the unceremonious arrest in December of an Indian diplomat in New York.
Early opinion polls have tipped the opposition party to win the most seats in the upcoming parliamentary vote, though no party is expected to win the clear majority needed to go it alone.