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GKS to identify people’s needs, implement welfare schemes: Minister Nemcha

Minister Nemcha sings the praises of Modi’s eight years of ‘Desh Seva’

She said that during the eight years of the BJP Government in the centre under Modi, various developmental schemes and projects, especially for the poor and needy have been initiated by incorporating new and innovative ideas for the welfare of the nation

TFM Kangpokpi Representative

Marking the eighth anniversary of the BJP government at the Centre, Textiles, Commerce and Industry and Cooperation minister Nemcha Kipgen on Saturday visited Kangpokpi town in her assembly constituency and participated in the ‘Garib Kalyan Sammelan’ (GKS).

All the Mandal presidents along with their karyakartas attended the samelan organised by BJP Sadar Hills District.

Speaking on the occasion, Nemcha Kipgen hailed Prime Minister Modi for his eight years of “Desh Seva”, where inclusive development of all the sections of the society especially that of the poor and needy has been given priority.

She said that during the eight years of the BJP Government in the centre under Modi, various developmental schemes and projects, especially for the poor and needy have been initiated by incorporating \new and innovative ideas for the welfare of the nation.

In Manipur also, the Minister said, under the leadership of Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, many developmental schemes and projects for all sections of the society and missions such as “Go to Hills”, ” Go to Village”, “Meeyamgi Numit”, etc. were introduced apart from the popular “War on Drugs” campaign in the state.

The Minister said GKS in Sadar Hills Kangpokpi District aimed to identify the needs of the people and implement all Government welfare schemes effectively leaving no one behind.

She also discussed various inclusive developmental works initiated by the Centre in the last eight years and interacted with the BJP district and Mandal leaders on how to avail and reach the welfare schemes to all the beneficiaries.

BJP Sadar Hills president Thangjamang Kipgen highlighted the various development works taken up by the BJP under the leadership of Modi.

He claimed that the BJP Government has been serving the poor and marginalised by providing 80 crore people free food grains under PM Garib Kalyan Anna yojana, 1.22 crore houses sanctioned under PM Awas Yojana (Urban), 2.3 crore houses sanctioned under PM Awaj Yojana (Rural), 11.22 crore toilet constructed under Swachh Bharat Mission and 6.2 crore new houses provided tap water connection in the last 3 years under Har Ghar Nal Se Jal Yojna while loans were disbursed to 29.6 lakh street vendors under PM SVANidhi Yojana.

In Healthcare And Pandemic Management, 3.2 crore people received free treatment up to Rs.5 lakh under Ayushman Bharat Yojana, more than 18 crore Ayushman cards were issued, and more than 190 crores free vaccine has been administered under the world’s largest Vaccination drive, 8,727 Jan Aushadhi Kendras have been provided affordable medicines, 15 new AIIMS inaugurated in last eight years, around 200 new medical colleges were open during the period, and medical colleges being constructed in every district while Health and Wellness centres are being opened in every block, he added.

He further claimed that 611.3 crore farmer families have been provided Rs.1.82 lakh crore under PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi, 37.52 crore applications insured under PM Fasal Bima Yojana, 3.4 lakh crore credit issued to more than 3 crore Kisan Credit Card beneficiaries, more crops brought under the MSP regime and MSP hiked to 1.5 times the production cost, an initiative of neem coated urea stopped its black marketing, 23 crore soil Health Cards issued, a subsidy of 1,200 provided on each bag of DAP fertilizer, and record procurement of Rabi and Kharif crops were done at MSP.

He also said that the National Education Policy 2020 has been introduced to transform education, more than 1.32 crore youth trained under PM Kaushal Vikas Yojana, and 24% increase in the number of Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) while there has been 80% increase in the number of medical seats.

Apart from various other developmental schemes, projects and activities were undertaken during the eight years of the BJP Government in the centre, it has also signed peace agreements with various insurgent groups to end decades-old violence and there has been a 4% reduction in rebellious activities and 60% reduction in armed forces casualties in the North East States while India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge- Bogibell and world’s tallest railway girder bridge on Jiribam-Tupul-Imphal railway line was also built apart from constructing railways and roadways to connect the region to mainstream development.

The BJP Sadar Hills president urged all the mandal presidents to work dedicatedly for the welfare of the people in their respective mandals and implement all welfare schemes and projects effectively leaving no one behind.

He also informed that in connection with the world’s environment day, the BJP Sadar Hills along with its mandals will embark on tree planting on Monday at 10 miles.

The BJP Sadar Hills President said that the BJP Government is also forming the District Development and Monitoring Committee where the local representatives along with Prabharis and District Level Officers will work together thereby collecting data from every village to find out the possibility of every household or village coming up with one product each for sustainable livelihood.

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