[Gist of Yojana June 2020] Atmanirbhar Bharat

Mains Paper 2: National
Prelims level: Atmanirbhar Bharat
Mains level: Five Pillars of Self-Reliant India


• The Prime Minister, in his address on 12th May 2020, gave a clarion call for Atmanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India).

Five Pillars of Self-Reliant India:

• Economy – which brings in quantum jump and not incremental jump

• Infrastructure – which should become the identity of India

• System – based on 21st century technology driven arrangements

• Vibrant Demography – which is our source of energy for a self-reliant India

• Demand – whereby the strength of our demand and supply chain should be utilised to full capacity

Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan:

• Package of Rs. 20 lakh crore, (about 10% of India’s GDP)

• Focus on Land, Labour, Liquidity and Laws

• To cater to labourers, middle class, cottage industry, MSMEs and industries among others

Bold Reforms: Need of the hour:

• Supply Chain Reforms for Agriculture

• Rational Tax System

• Simple and clear laws

• Capable Human Resources

• Strong Financial System

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