GS Paper - 3 (Economy)

On India’s 75th Independence Day, Prime Minister announced that the Centre will launch ‘PM Gati Shakti Master Plan’, a Rs. 100 lakh-crore project for developing ‘holistic infrastructure’. In his speech, PM pegged the project as a source of employment opportunities for the youth in future.

What is the Gati Shakti Master Plan?

  1. PM Gati Shakti Plan, a 100 lakh crore national infrastructure master plan which will make a foundation for holistic infrastructure and give an integrated pathway to our economy.
  2. The Gati Shakti plan will help raise the global profile of local manufacturers and help them compete with their counterparts worldwide. It also raises possibilities of new future economic zones.
  3. The prime minister also said that India needs to increase both manufacturing and exports.
  4. Every product that is sold globally from India is attached to India, which is every product of yours is a brand ambassador for India.