Vision 2020

  • Achieving Vision 2020 is a small target: Kalam September 18, 2012

    Hyderabad: Visual impairment in India has gone down by just 10 percent in the last six years and blindness has reduced by only 12 percent, according to a survey conducted by the World Health Organisation. More than 450 million in India require vision correction, of which 100 million do not...
  • Mukul Roy to take forward Mamata's 'Vision 2020' April 27, 2012

    New Delhi: A month after replacing Dinesh Trivedi as Railway Minister, Mukul Roy on Thursday told Parliament that he would take forward 'Vision 2020' outlined by Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee to take the railways to high growth and broaden the agenda of inclusive growth. "I salute...
  • India 2020: PM unveils the new vision October 31, 2009

    New Delhi: Underlining that the challenges lie "primarily at home", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday unveiled his vision of India in 2020 revolving around the three pillars of inclusive growth, composite culture and a peaceful, forward-looking neighbourhood. Manmohan Singh also made a strong pitch for sustaining 9-10 per cent economic...
  • Salaam Kalam: Gift a bouquet to Kalam July 23, 2007

    As Dr APJ Abdul Kalam bids adieu to Rashtrapati Bhavan send him your wishes in the form of a bouquet. ...
  • Prez bids adieu, reminds MPs of lost vision July 23, 2007

    New Delhi: A day before he formally retires President APJ Abdul Kalam was given a ceremonial farewell in Parliament on Monday. Kalam started his speech with a namaskar and initially spoke in Hindi but then switched over to English as the audience in the Central Hall heard him in rapt...