NITI Aayog, the think tank of the Union Government, on 26 April 2017 came up with a vision document 2031-32 that envisages a new India. The document envisages an India where every Indian will have houses with toilets, two-wheelers or cars, air-conditioners, power and digital connectivity in next 15 years, that is, by 2032.
The glimpse of the Vision 2031-32 was presented by NITI Aayog’s Vice-Chairperson Arvind Panagariya at the body’s governing council chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The India 2031-32: Vision, Strategy and Action Agenda also visualises a fully literate society with universal access to health care.
Key facts of NITI Aayog’s Vision 2031-32 document
• It talks about an India with modern and larger network of railways, roads, air connectivity and waterways. It talks about a clean India where every citizen will have an access to quality water and air.
• It says that the per capita income would go up by three fold to Rs 3.14 lakh in 2031-32 from Rs 1.06 lakh in 2015-16.
• It also talks about India where the gross domestic product or whose economy would rise from Rs 137 lakh crore level in 2015-16 to Rs 469 lakh crore in 2031-32.
• It also increases the central and state expenditure from Rs 38 lakh crore in 2015-16 to Rs 130 lakh crore in 2031-32, which is a rise of Rs 92 lakh crore.
Besides, the work on the Fifteen Year Vision and Seven Year Strategy document spanning 2017-18 to 2031-32 is in progress. On the other hand, the Three Year Action Agenda that covers a period from 2017-18 to 2019-20 was circulated to the members of the Governing Council, which will be finalised in coming time.
As per reports, the vision presentation aims at realising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of a vibrant India by 2031-32.