To see if ministers promoted demonetisation enough, Modi asks for tour details of 3 months


Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked his ministerial colleagues to give details of tours, if any, undertaken by them during the last three months, an exercise aimed at ascertaining whether they promoted demonetisation and other initiatives, sources said.

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The Prime Minister is learnt to have given the directive at a recent Cabinet meeting, the sources said.

They have been asked to submit the details by Monday.

Minister for Rural Development Narendra Singh Tomar has been directed to coordinate with the Ministries for this task, the sources added.

“All the ministers have been asked to submit details of their outstation tour programmes of the last three months. If not on tour, they should mention if they were in Delhi and attended office.

“The idea is to know if the Ministers visited places beyond their respective constituencies to promote initiatives of government, particularly demonetisation. The exercise is also aimed at knowing if they were balancing office work and field duties,” a source said.


  1. The currency ban has not been successful as expected by the prime minister. To ascertain the impact on people, the survey might have been asked so that the field work may be used for further election canvassing with the information provided


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