announcements on Independence Day, 2003
August 15, 2003
On the occasion of the 56th anniversary of India’s Independence,
Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee has announced
several new initiatives aimed at speedier eradication of
poverty, generation of large-scale employment and
self-employment opportunities and acceleration of India’s
all-round development. Here is the list of initiatives.
A "Technology Mission for Railway Safety will be set up to
comprehensively address safety-related
in Indian Railways. This will be done in collaboration with the
Department of Science &
IIT Kanpur and a consortium of private sector companies."