New Delhi, May 30 (Agency)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hit out at the erstwhile Congress regime, saying India is coming out of the “vicious cycle” of corruption, scams, nepotism, terrorist organizations spread across the country and regional discrimination in which it was trapped before 2014. happened. The Prime Minister said that his government has dedicated the last eight years to the welfare and service of the poor.
Launching many facilities for children under ‘PM Cares for Children’, Modi said in a program that when his government is completing its eight years, then the confidence of the country, the confidence of the countrymen in themselves is unprecedented. No one could have imagined what India has achieved in the last eight years. He said that India has become one of the fastest growing economies in the world after recovering from the negative impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic. The world is looking towards the country with new hope and confidence.
The Prime Minister said that by increasing the use of technology, the government has ensured protection of the rights of the poor. He said, ‘Now even the poorest of the poor have faith that they will get the benefit of the government’s schemes. To further increase this confidence, the government is now running a campaign of cent percent empowerment.
It may be noted that Modi first took over as the Prime Minister on 26 May 2014, after which he took oath as the Prime Minister for the second time on 30 May 2019.
‘PM Cares’: Many facilities started for children
Modi also released scholarships for school children, launching several facilities for children under ‘PM Cares for Children’. Children were also given passbooks under the ‘PM Cares for Children’ scheme and health cards under the Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana. The Prime Minister said that if anyone needs an education loan for professional courses or higher education, ‘PM CARES’ will help in that too. 4000 rupees will be given every month to the children who have lost their parents during the global pandemic. He said that Rs 10 lakh would be given to these children on attaining the age of 23 years. For psychological and emotional help to the children, health insurance through Ayushman cards and emotional counseling through ‘Samvad Helpline’ will be given.