Smaller cities will play an important role in achieving the goal of a developed India by 2047: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that hundreds of small towns have an important role to play in realizing the vision of a developed India by 2047 and his government is upgrading infrastructure in such urban centers to make life easier. Interacting with beneficiaries of central schemes during the ongoing ‘Vikas Bharat Sankalp Yatra’ in the country, Prime Minister Modi said his government is committed to saving money for urban families who are covered by Ayushman Bharat Health Insurance and All. Therefore, they are deprived of the benefits of measures like housing. have benefited from ‘Vikas Bharat Sankalp Yatra’ is a major public outreach program of the government aimed at bringing all the beneficiaries under the ambit of central initiatives. Flagging off the visit, Modi said that our agenda is to help people save money.

The yatra was launched in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram, where it could not be launched last month due to the model code of conduct for assembly elections. The journey was launched on November 15 in Khanti, Jharkhand and has reached 2.5 crore people in thousands of villages and 1500 cities. “I want to ensure that the benefits of government schemes reach every poor man in the village and every slum in the cities and get the benefits without any difficulty,” Modi said. This is why Modi’s guarantee van is rolling. He said that cities have a huge role to play in achieving the vision of a developed India by 2047 and at that time the country will celebrate 100 years of independence.

He said that the development that took place for a long time after independence was limited to some major cities of the country. But today we are focusing on the development of Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities. Modi said hundreds of small cities in the country are going to strengthen the grand edifice of developed India. He said initiatives like ‘AMRUT Mission’ and ‘Smart City Mission’ are upgrading infrastructure in small towns. The Prime Minister also interacted with the beneficiaries of various government schemes living in Mumbai, Lucknow, Rohru near Shimla, Kozhikode and Guwahati. The Prime Minister urged people to enroll in government pension schemes and protect themselves and asked people to support the ‘Jin Samprak Van’ traveling across the country as part of the yatra.

The Prime Minister said, when expectations from others end, then Modi’s guarantee begins. He said that more than 50 lakh people have availed the bank’s assistance under ‘PM Swaandhi Yojana’, adding that 1.25 lakh people have applied for the scheme during the visit. Modi said that six crore people have subscribed to the Atal Pension Yojana, which ensures a monthly pension of Rs 5,000 after the age of 60. The Prime Minister said that claims worth Rs 17,000 crore have been settled under the ‘PM Takhuz Bima Yojana’ and ‘Jiwan Jyoti Yojana’. He urged the eligible people to strengthen their security cover by registering for these schemes.

“The government is committed to saving money for urban families, be it income tax exemption or low-cost treatment,” he said, adding that inclusion of crores of urban poor in the Ayushman Bharat initiative would give them access to medical treatment. Will help to get it done. Helped to save Rs 1 lakh crore which was to be spent. The Prime Minister said that medicines are available at 80% lower cost at these clinics. Thousands of beneficiaries of ‘Vikas Bharat Sankalp Yatra’ from across the country participated in this programme. A large number of Union Ministers, MPs, MLAs and local representatives also participated in the programme. Vikas Bharat Sankalp Yatra is being conducted across the country with the aim of bringing major government schemes to every beneficiary.

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