Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that his government wants to set up a medical college and hospital and in every district of the country and 1.5 lakh wellness centre’s under the Ayushman Bharat Scheme . The Prime Minister said, these wellness centre’s will cover six lakh villages of the country. One centre will be built every 10 to 12 km so that the rural population can have access to healthcare.
On Thursday , Narendra Modi addressed a public meeting after inaugurating a 300-bed Gujarat Medical and Education Research Society Hospital at Junagadh in Gujarat.
The Prime Minister said the flagship Ayushman Bharat scheme that would envisage a medical insurance of Rs five lakh to 10 crore families will give a boost to private sector investment in health care sector in rural areas.
More than one lakh 15 thousand houses were handed over to thebeneficiaries built under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana from Jujwa village of Valsad district in Gujarat through video conference.
Speaking about punishing the culprits of rape cases immediately, the Prime Minister called upon forensic experts to help the judiciary by using DNA profiling.
Forensic science, police and judiciary are three important pillars to ensure criminal justice delivery system, so that citizens feel safe – said Narendra Modi.