Monday 1 October 2018 1:21 AM UTC
Claiming that the day is not far when India will overtake Britain’s economy, he said while 13 crore families received gas connections in the country in 60 years, his government gave connections to 10 crore families in the last four years.
He said there was a time when people were happy with ‘kachcha’ roads, but now people want modern development.
Now, people want railway, highway, i-way, gas grid, water grid, power grid, optical fibre network. In a way people want modern infrastructure, he said.
“In 60 years, 13 crore families received gas connections in the country. In four years (since coming to power), we gave connections to 10 crore families,” Modi said.
The prime minister said his government’s aim is that in the coming days no family would have to cook on wood.
“The day is not far, when the country’s economy will overtake Britain’s economy,” he added. PTI
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