Live: President Pranab Mukherjee's address at Joint Session

Updated - November 16, 2021 06:52 pm IST

Published - June 09, 2014 11:20 am IST

President Pranab Mukherjee accompanied by (from right) Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his way to the Central Hall to address both the houses of Parliament for the Ist session of 16th Lok Sabha , at Parliament House, in New Delhi, on Monday. Photo: Kamal Narang

President Pranab Mukherjee accompanied by (from right) Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his way to the Central Hall to address both the houses of Parliament for the Ist session of 16th Lok Sabha , at Parliament House, in New Delhi, on Monday. Photo: Kamal Narang

11:54 am: People have given a clear mandate. They want quick results, they want to see a resurgent, vibrant India, we must rise to the occasion, President.

11:53 am: Government to promote Brand India with 5T - Tradition, Talent, Tourism, Trade, and Technology.

11:52 am: Russia remains a privilege and startegic partner.

11:51 am: Govt will strive to move towards a single-window system of clearances both at Centre and states

11:51 am: Govt will never shy away from raising issues of concern to India at a bilateral level, says President.

11:50 am: Reforms will be undertaken to enhance the ease of doing business; govt will encourage investments including FDI

11:48 am: One Rank One Pension will be implemented

11:47 am : National Maritime Authority to be set up for coastal security, Pranab

11:46 am : National plan to be chalked out in consultation with states tackling communal violence and left-wing extremism

11:45 am: Zero tolerance on terrorism, extremism.

11:43 am: 50 theme-based tourist circuits to be launched.

11: 42 am: e-baasha to digitalise vernacular content and translate classics to various languages.

11:42 am: Government committed to clear, clean, pristine Ganga

11:41 am: Clear transparent policy on allocation of natural resources such as coal, minerals and pectrum.

11:40 am:

11: 38 am: Every household will have a pucca house with toilets, electricity by the time India celebrates its 75 years of Independence, Pranab.

11:37 am: Government to build 100 cities: Pranab

11: 35 am: Govt will create a policy environment which is predictable, transparent and fair; will make every effort to introduce GST

11:34 am: We will connect the ports to hinterland through road, rails and inland water network: Pranab

11:33 am: Railway safety is our priority: Pranab

11: 32 am: Golen Quadilateral of high-speed trains will come up, Pranab

11:31 am : Employment exchanges to be career centres

11:30 am: Government to promote labour-inclusive manufacturing

11:29 am: Sensitivity to security concerns and end to export of terrorism to neighbours is needed for stability in the region

11: 28 am: Govt committed to making all minorities equal partners in India's progress; govt will initiate madrassa modernisation programme

11: 27 am: Social media will be used so that citizens can participate in governance: President

11:26 am:

11: 25 am: Govt will give 33 per cent reservation to women in Parliament and legislative assemblies

11: 24 am: Transparent ssystem and time-bound procedure in government office. We will make government offices citizen-friendly and corruption-free: Pranab

11:23 am: Installation of Lokpal is important, President.

11: 19 am: ’Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat’, says President, tells MPs that greatest challenge is to end the curse of poverty.

11: 17 am: Electorate cast aside boundaries of caste, creed, region and religion and voted for development, good governance and stability

11:15 am: New MPs represent hopes, aspirations and dreams of the people: President.

11.13 am: We express solidarity with the families of those who lost their lives during the election

11.00 am: President Pranab Mukherjee addresses Joint Sitting of Parliament.

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