Saturday, 18 August, 2018

'Metron...': Narendra Modi takes the Delhi metro and hilarity ensues

Narendra Modi PM Modi Chhattisgarh Ayushman Bharat programme PM Modi Narendra Modi
Kenny Thornton | 15 April, 2018, 22:08

Under the Ayushman Bharat scheme, he inaugurated first of the 1.5 lakh Health and Wellness Centres the government aims to set up by 2022 for comprehensive primary health care for preventive, promotive and curative care.

"If Bijapur district can witness development in just 100 days, why cannot others?" he wondered.

After unveiling several pro-poor programmes, including launch of "Ayushman Bharat" scheme in Maoist-affected Baster region of Chhattisgarh, the Prime Minister, who began and ended his speech with "Jai Bheema", vowed to transform 115 "aspirational districts" of the country into "ambitious districts" by adopting different strategies, including a "mass movement".

The visit will be conducted under a massive security umbrella which will see the deployment of 10,000 personnel, including commandos from the elite Special Protection Group and jawans from the state's Special Task Force (STF), District Reserve Guard (DRG) and Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF). It went on to add, "When you did address the issues, you assured the nation that justice will be delivered".

He inaugurated bank branches in seven villages and visited rural BPO centre developed under the India BPO promotion scheme.

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An optical fiber cable network is being laid over an area of 40,000 square kilometres in Bijapur, Narayanpur, Bastar, Kanker, Kondagaon, Sukma, and Dantewada districts of Bastar division as part of the project. They have come from outside to your state. Currently, the VLEs have delivered close to 40.10 lakh transactions, all amounting to Rs 96.03 crore in the current financial year.

"Bijapur was labelled a backward district".

The leaders who graced the occasion were Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh, Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda, Union Minister of State for Steel Vishnudeo Sai, Chhattisgarh Assembly Speaker Gaurishankar Agrawal, MP Dinesh Kashyap, Ministers Ajay Chandrakar, Brijmohan Agrawal, Kedar Kashyap, Punnulal Mohle, Prem Prakash Pandey, Rajesh Munat, Ramsheela Sahu, Ramsewak Paikra, Bhaiyyalal Rajwade, Mahesh Gagda, Dayaldas Baghel apart from BJP State President Dharamlal Kaushik and senior party office-bearers.

The central government has embarked upon a major policy initiative for rapid transformation of districts that are lagging on specific development parameters.

He also rolled out "Van Dhan" yojana aimed to train and empower the tribals in collecting and processing minor forest produce.

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