The hits and misses in one week of Narendra Modi government

New Delhi, 2 June-2014, Arindam Mukherjee: A week is too little time to judge a government or a prime minister. But seven days after Narendra Modi took the oath of office, there is already a huge change in the work culture of the government, which particularly stresses on quickdecision-making, rather than indecisiveness.

The hits and misses in one week of Narendra Modi government

The hits and misses in one week of Narendra Modi government

The BJP leader, who was considered an outsider by Delhi’s polity, has taken charge on a positive note. He has begun well as a prime minister. His challenge will be to maintain the tempo and produce tangible results for the nation quickly enough

The hits and misses in the last seven days of Modi’s NDA government:

Hits

– Formation of Cabinet and Council of Ministers

– Meets SAARC leaders, including Nawaz Sharif

– Establishing healthy communication with Chinese premier Li Keqiang

– Sets up Special Investigation Team on black money

– Unveils 10-point agenda for governance

– Asks ministers for 100-day plans, empower bureaucrats

– Scraps UPA-era Groups of Ministers, Empowered Groups of Ministers

Misses

– The mischief involving the Minister of State in the PMO over Article 370

– An ordinance to clear the way for Nripendra Mishra’s appointment as principal secretary

– Row over HRD minister Smriti Irani’s qualification affidavits

(Input source: India Today)