Newspaper cutting - Times of India dated 11.06.2019, New Delhi

Newspaper cutting - Times of India dated 11.06.2019, New Delhi
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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Dear all,

Your association SIMA is forwarding herewith articles published by the Times of India e-paper, dated 11.06.2019.

1.   Be decisive, don’t worry about ‘genuine’ mistakes: PM to babus: TOI
(Ministries Tasked with 5-Yr Plan, 1 Key Decision in 100 Days)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked the top bureaucracy to take the lead in implementing the new government’s agenda to change the status quo and not to worry about “genuine mistakes”, promising to stand by them.

In an interaction where his administration tasked each ministry with preparing a five-year plan along with a “significant impactful decision” that needs to be approved within 100 days, Modi sought to empower the bureaucracy by saying that each secretary should think of himself/herself as the Prime Minister while implementing strategies to make life simpler for the common citizen.

Though the PM began focusing on an improved living conditions just soon after crossing the midpoint of his tenure, the renewed mandate—a stronger one at that has expanded the window for him to disrupt the status quo…… TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE PLEASE CLICK HERE..

2. Auto giants lobby against govt’s 100% EV mandate.

Top auto CEOs have dubbed the government’s mandate for 100% electric vehicles (EVs) in four-six years as “unrealistic” and “impractical” with the potential to derail an industry that supports 4 million jobs in India.

Businessmen, including TVS Motor Company chairman Venu Srinivasan and Bajaj Auto MD Rajiv Bajaj, have suggested a more “gradual” and “middle path” alternative instead. While auto companies are supportive of the overall goal towards electrification, “to force an unrealistic deadline for mass adoption of electric two and three-wheelers will not just create consumer discontent, it risks derailing auto manufacturing in India that supports 4 million jobs”, said Srinivasan……TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE PLEASE CLICK HERE.

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