New Delhi [India], August 15 (ANI): Addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 77th Independence Day on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, apart from delving into the progress made by the nation up to now in varied spheres, made a number of new bulletins for its 140 crore individuals.
He introduced his authorities will quickly launch a scheme for people expert in conventional craftmanship, will increase the variety of Jan Aushadi Kendras from 10,000 to 25,000, and provide you with a program by way of which individuals who stay in cities — however live in rented homes, or slums, or chawls and unauthorized colonies- will get aid in rates of interest.
“In the days to come, we will launch a scheme on the occasion of Vishwakarma Jayanti, benefiting individuals skilled in traditional craftsmanship, particularly from the OBC community. Weavers, goldsmiths, blacksmiths, laundry workers, barbers, and such families will be empowered through the Vishwakarma Yojana, which will begin with an allocation of around Rs 13-15,000 crore,” PM Modi stated from the rampart.
Speaking about Jan Aushadi Kendras- the place backed medicines are made accessible, he stated they’ve supplied new power to senior residents and middle-class households within the nation.
“In a joint family, if someone has diabetes, it’s quite natural to get a medical bill of Rs 2000-3000. We provide medicines that cost Rs 100 in the market for just Rs.10, Rs.15, Rs.20 through Jan Aushadhi Kendras. And today, with 10,000 Jan Aushadhi Kendras across the country, about Rs 20 crore has been saved by these people who needed medicines for these kinds of diseases. And these are mostly people who belong to middle-class families,” he defined.
Keeping in thoughts the aspirations of center households’ desires of buying their very own houses, he stated his authorities is mulling curiosity subvention to offer some aid.
“Middle-class families are dreaming of buying their own houses. We are coming up with a new scheme in the coming years that will benefit those families that live in cities but are living in rented houses, slums, chawls and unauthorized colonies. If they want to build their own houses, we will assist them with relief in interest rates and loans from banks that will help them save lakhs of rupees,” he stated.
Speaking about India’s demography, democracy, and variety, he stated this trinity has the potential to fulfil each dream of India. In the identical breath, he defined whereas nations world wide are witnessing an age construction that’s rising outdated, India is transferring energetically in the direction of its youthful age construction.
“I want to tell the youth of my country that today there is no dearth of opportunities, as many opportunities as you want, this country is capable of creating more opportunities. Sky’s the limit,” he stated.
On India’s G20 presidency and occasions being held throughout the size and breadth of the nation, he stated the way in which varied G20 occasions and packages have been organized in each nook of India because the previous yr, it showcased the talents of frequent individuals to the world and have launched the range of India.
“Now the ball is in our court; we should not let the opportunity go; we should not miss the opportunity.”His speech on the Red Fort additionally discovered point out of the creation of recent ministries — Ministry of Jal Shakti, Ministry of AYUSH, and Cooperative Ministry.
PM Modi from the ramparts of the Red Fort final appealed to countrymen to take a pledge that the nation will turn out to be a developed nation by 2047- when the nation celebrates in one hundredth yr of Independence.
Against that backdrop, he stated at present,”I have an unwavering belief that in 2047, when the country celebrates 100 years of independence, my country will be a developed India. And I am saying this on the basis of the strength of my country, our available resources and particularly trusting the power of youth, of those under 30 years ofage. Moreover, I am saying this on the basis of the strength of my mothers and sisters. However, there are certain obstacles in front of it because in the last 75 years certain bad elements have creeped into the society and have become a part of our social system so much so that sometimes we even turn a blind eye toward these. Now is not the time to shut your eyes.”However, he cautioned that if the desires are to be fulfilled, the resolutions are to be achieved, then it’s the want of the hour to struggle the three evils by holding the bull by its horns- Corruption, dynastic politics, and appeasement.
PM Modi’s at present’s tackle from the ramparts was his tenth Independence Day speech. The speeches over time have mirrored the targets and progress made by the nation in varied spheres.
Prime Minister at present additionally spoke about Manipur, the place ethnic violence began in early May. He acknowledged that each the state and central governments are working collectively to seek out options to the problems and can proceed to take action.
“In the past few weeks, particularly in Manipur in the North-East, and in some other parts of India, there has been a spell of violence, where many people lost their lives, and the dignity of mothers and daughters was violated. However, in the last few days, we have been hearing continuous reportsof peace, and the entire nation stands with the people of Manipur,” he stated.
“The people of Manipur have maintained peace in the past few days, and they should continue to foster that peace, as it is the path to resolution. Both the state and central governments are working together to find solutions to the issues and will continue to do so,” he added. (ANI)