Tuesday, 16 October, 2018

Narendra Modi in Madhya Pradesh, calls for nation wide development of Villages

Use MGNREGA Funds For Water Conservation PM Modi To Panchayats PM Modi urged panchayat representatives to spend funds provided under the rural job scheme
Melissa Porter | 24 April, 2018, 16:40

With the view of overall development of tribal over the next five year, The Prime Minister will unveil a road map.

Prime Minister Modi, who arrived in Mandla at around 11 am, inaugurated the National Panchayati Raj day program in Ramnagar, after which he addressed a rally on Adivasi Diwas.

The Prime Minister launched the Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan in Ramnagar area of Mandla, a tribal-dominated district.

During the function, PM Modi unveiled a plaque to lay foundation stone of an LPG bottling plant of Indian Oil Corporation.

Sarchpanchs of the villages will also be facilitated by PM Modi for achieving 100 percent smokeless kichens, full vaccination under Mission Indradhanush, and 100 per cent electrification under Saubhagya Scheme, the press release said. He called upon everyone to reaffirm the commitment to serving our villages.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called for a social movement for protecting girls in the wake of increasing rapes reported from different parts of the country and said families have to teach their sons to become responsible. People are now talking about the need to ensure that money allocated for a project is utilised & it is done in a transparent manner. He said that the government's efforts are towards "self-reliance in the agriculture sector". The prime minister also urged the panchayat representatives to spend NREGA funds during the months of April, May, and June only on works related to water conservation.

Narendra Modi said, "When our villagers are transformed, India will be transformed".

Modi also stressed on the importance of Jan Dhan Yojana for financial independence, Van Dhan Yojana for empowering tribal communities and Gobar Dhan Yojana for making farmers self-reliant.

The Prime Minister used the occasion to speak on the issue of rising crime against women and said that the recent steps taken by his government would be "beneficial in furthering the safety of women".