Mizoram has taken governance initiatives focusing on all-round development
The state has made efforts to preserve forests and climate
First sate to be given the ODF status. Nobody uses plastic, smokes in public or urinates in the open
It is among the best planned city in the country
In the last six years since Narendra Modi moved to the Centre, Gujarat itself has by and large lived up to its name and credibility through the Gujarat Model. One of the reasons why this has happened is that most of the reforms during Modi's three terms as chief minister were institutionalised.
Innovation and common sense have been at the heart of ModiNomics. Project Sujalam Sufalam in Gujarat - which has converted what was once an arid and water stressed state facing repeated draughts into an oasis - is one such example.
In the hullaballoo that follows the budget, three crucial points got missed. One, the presentation by the Chief Economic Advisor stating that 10% increase in new firms in a district yield 1.8% increase in district GDP. Two, significant focus on budgetary investments in districts focused on MSMEs and three, the major announcement on app based invoice financing and changes in Factor Regulation Act to allow NBFCs to offer invoice financing. These three put together can usher in a renaissance for MSMEs. However, as is often the case, best intentioned policies fall victim to champions of status quo through building in points of failure to ensure that the policy is not implementable or enforced. The worst fears of MSME sector are here.