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Economical PM: Modi’s foreign trips cost less than Manmohan Singh

Economical PM:  Modi’s foreign trips cost less than Manmohan Singh



Despite heavy criticism against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for being an “absentee PM”, his frequent trips abroad have been extremely economical, as per travel records revealed via an RTI query. According to documents released under the RTI Act, his office has spent Rs 37.22 crores in 16 foreign trips between June 2014-15. Information of four other trips he made during this period was not made available.

This is in contrast to an average of roughly Rs 58 crore spent by former PM Manmohan Singh in his 10-year tenure. This average has been calculated by dividing the Rs 699 crores Singh’s office spent in 10 years on foreign trips, and is not indicative of the exact expenditure in his first year.

After assuming office in May last year, PM Modi has visited 20 countries between June 2014 and June 2015. However, a retired commissioner Lokesh Batra, who had asked for the information under the RTI Act, was given access to the PM’s expenditure on only 16 trips, because Japan, Sri Lanka, France and South Korea denied giving him any information, reported The Times of India.

 

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3 Responses to "Economical PM: Modi’s foreign trips cost less than Manmohan Singh"

  1. Paul patel  September 8, 2015 at 6:07 am

    We all are eagerly waiting for Shree Modiji to visit London in November.
    PM
    Fit reign visit has made India an Ideal country to visit.
    Tourism has increased .FDI has increased.
    Prosperity of Indian people has increased.
    The world recognised the face of Modji .
    No PM in history has spoken
    So eloquently as Modiji to the Indian Diapora .
    Modiji has ignited Indian to fee proud of themselves as ”
    I AM PROUD TO
    BE INDIAN ” in every corner of the world.
    History will remember the Only
    PM India has ever seen.

    Reply
  2. Sreejayan  September 8, 2015 at 5:48 pm

    Past is past our pm will take care nd teach them properly who is spoiling Indian money

    Reply
  3. MP Udayanarayana  September 9, 2015 at 5:51 am

    What Modi ji brought in terms of FDI- for Make in India-Generation of Good Will-Incraesing Local Investments- Employment Generation-
    This PM’s Job
    Let him go on many more such Trips abroad
    That is also the Basic Duty of PM – true Leader of the Nation !!!

    Reply

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