The Prime Minister said, the present central government from the beginning has been working towards empowering the poor section of the country Every state has been given importance for overall development of the poor. As a result, more than 3 crore poor families now have Pucca houses.
There is now opportunity for 50 crore poor people to get health treatment of up to 5 lakh rupees free of cost. There is Accident Insurance for 25 crore poor people of up to 2 lakh rupees and Jan Dhan account for 45 crore poor people. He said, clean drinking water connection has been provided to 6 crore families living in rural areas of the country under Nal Se Jal’ scheme The youngsters of the country are becoming self dependent through Mudra Loan.
Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Pratima Bhowmik in the programme said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is working to build a new India. This programme has been organized to directly interact with the beneficiaries of different central government schemes that were started socio-economic welfare of every Indian citizen Both central and state government is working for the poor, youth, workers, women and farmers of the country.
She said, people of the state are benefitting from paddy procurement at MSP. Jal Jeevan Mission, Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana, PM Mudra Yojana, Jan Dhan Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Swanidhi Yojana
Education Minister Ratan Lal Nath, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Manoj Kanti Deb, Sabhadhipati of West Tripura Zilla Parishad Antara Sarkar Deb, Secretary Saradindu Choudhury, Secretary Tapas Roy and beneficiaries of different schemes of West Tripura district attended the programme Garib Kalyan Sanmelan from Shimla has been directly broadcasted today in Udaipur of Gomati district, in Belonia of South Tripura district, in Bishramganj of Sepahijala district, in Khowai of Khowai district and in Kailasahar of Unakoti district Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma, Agriculture & Farmers” Welfare Minister Pranajit Singha Roy, Social Welfare and Social Education Minister Santana Chakma, Jail Minister Ram Prasad Pal and Tribal Welfare Minister Rampada Jamatta were present in these district level programmes