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PM Modi highlights govt efforts to support farmers


Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday highlighted the efforts of the Central government for the welfare of the citizens, including the ones toward agriculture and rural households, and said that it is the government’s priority to support crores of farmers all across the nation at every step.

PM Modi said while interacting with beneficiaries of various schemes at Olpad in Gujarat’s Surat “Today, Gujarat’s 97 percent of rural households are receiving tap water, under PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi, Rs 2 lakh crores have been directly transferred to the accounts of the country’s farmers,”.

The PM Kisan Samman Nidhi is a Government of India initiative under which the farmers in the country get up to Rs 6,000 per year as minimum income support.

PM Modi further talked about various other schemes that were launched by the Centre including the One Nation, One Ration Card scheme for benefitting the migrant workers.

PM Modi added One Nation, One Ration Card has benefitted migrant workers the most as it facilitates ration distribution to the beneficiary in any part of the country.

Under the aforesaid scheme, the beneficiaries can claim or access food grains from anywhere in the country.

PM Modi further told how India has become the fifth largest economy and how its fight against the spread of coronavirus infection has been praised worldwide.

PM Modi added The whole world has appreciated our efforts of implementing the largest vaccination program during COVID-19 and the way it has helped us in revitalizing economic activities. Increasing GDP figures and the overtaking United Kingdom are evident examples of our continuous growth.

According to PM Modi, it was a good fortune for him to witness a confluence of thousands of beneficiaries of different schemes, a kind of double-engine government, Bhupendra-Narendra Sarkar.

PM Modi while Congratulating Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel for his initiative of Mega Medical Camp said that the special Mega Medical Camp is a way of connecting people through Sewa, and wholeheartedly congratulate Bhupendra Bhai for this initiative. It will benefit numerous citizens here.

PM Modi said they have laid special emphasis on health infrastructure in the past years, for creating awareness in the public regarding the prevention of diseases from turning fatal.

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