PM Modi Distributes Assistive Aids in UP

PM Modi Distributes Assistive Aids in UP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday distributedassistive devices to senior citizens. Addressing a rally at Pragyaraj in UttarPradesh, Modi said, "During the time of earlier governments, such distributioncamps were hardly organized, and such mega camps were very rare. Our governmenthas set up about 9000 camps in different parts of the country in the last fiveyears."

Addressing the gathering, Modi said that it's thegovernment's responsibility that everyone should get justice. This is also thebasis for sabka saath sabka vikaas. It is with this thought that ourgovernment is working to better the lives of each and every section of societyadding that it is the first priority to look after the interest of 130 crorecitizens, Modi said.

The Prime Minister will also lay a foundation stonefor the Bundelkhand Expressway in Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot. Saying about theexpressway, Modi Tweeted, "This expressway will be the harbinger of progressfor youngsters in the region and will also help the Defence Corridor coming upin the state. Next-gen infrastructure for a better tomorrow."

He further reiterated that the Samajik AdhikartaShivir at Pragyaraj will be among the biggest assistive aid camps for seniorcitizens and differently-abled people saying it is a part of their efforts toensure a better quality of living for them.

According to a statement issued from the PrimeMinister's Office, it said, "To mark one year of the PM-Kisan scheme, the PMwill launch 10,000 farmers' producer organizations all over the country atChitrakoot today."

Nearly 86 percent of farmers are small and marginal with average land holdings in the country being less than 1.1 hectares.

PM Modi will also launch a drive for distribution ofKisan Credit Cards (KCC) under the PM-KISAN scheme.

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