In his budget speech on Friday, Piyush Goyal, who was acting as the interim finance minister in the absence of Arun Jaitley spoke of a "Vision 2030" that the government has to be achieved in the next 10 years. "With this comprehensive ten-dimensional Vision, we will create an India where poverty, malnutrition, littering and illiteracy would be a matter of the past. India would be a modern, technology driven, high growth, equitable and transparent society," he said.
Goyal further said that India is poised to become a five trillion dollar economy in the next five years and aspires to become a 10 trillion dollar economy thereafter.
He laid done 10 dimensions of this 'Vision 2030': (statements in the subheads are directly taken from the statement published by the government)
1. Infrastructure: To create physical and social infrastructure for ten trillion dollar economy and to provide ease of living.
2. Digital India: Digital India led by the youths with innumerable start-ups and millions of jobs.
3. Pollution: To make India pollution free by focusing on Electrical Vehicles and renewables.
4. Rural development: Rural industrialisation using modern technologies to generate massive employment.
5. Water for drinking and irrigation: Clean rivers, with safe drinking water to all Indians and efficient use of water in irrigation using micro-irrigation techniques.
6. Development of Coastlines: Besides scaling up Sagarmala, India's coastline and ocean waters will power development.
7. Space: Through our space programme - Gaganyaan, India becoming the launch-pad of satellites for the World.
8. Food production: Self sufficiency in food production and producing food in the most organic way.
9. Healthcare: A healthy India by 2030 and a distress free health care and wellness system for all. Ayushman Bharat and women participation would be an important component in it.
10. Responsible Bureaucracy: Employees working with elected Government, transforming India into Minimum Government Maximum Governance nation.