On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Independence Day, PM Narendra Modi addressed the nation from Red Fort. Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoists the National Flag from the ramparts of Red Fort and then paid tribute to all COVID-19 warriors also honored 2020 Tokyo Olympic heroes.
E-commerce platform for products made by women
The Prime Minister announced to development of an e-commerce platform for the products made by women Self-Help-Groups in villages specifically. Narendra Modi said that the government has also aroused the expectations of those districts, which weren’t considered in the development journey.
He also talked about digital connectivity in rural areas with optical fibre networks which also enhance digital entrepreneurs. There are more than eight crore women in villages associated with SHGs. These women make different products and now the government has taken responsibility to prepare an e-commerce platform for their products to reach a big market in the country and abroad too.
Entirely use the capabilities of everyone is crucial
It is necessary to fully utilize the potential of India to take it to new heights. Recently reservation was also granted to OBCs, under the all-India quota in the medical education field.
The situation of Ladakh and J&K is getting improved
Ladakh is noticing the formation of modern infrastructure, while on the other side Indus Central University will make Ladakh a centre of higher education.
Delimitation Commission has been constituted in Jammu and Kashmir and devising are underway for assembly elections in the future.
Gati Shakti scheme to boost the economy
PM will launch PM Gati Shakti Plan soon, Rs. 100 crore national infrastructure master Plan which will make a base for holistic infrastructure and give an integrated path to our economy. 75 Vande Bharat trains will connect every corner of India in 75 weeks of Amrit Mahotsav of Independence, said Narendra Modi. It was unprecedented the path of UDAN scheme was joining far-flung areas of the country and the speed at which new airports are being built.
“Chhota Kisan Bane Desh Ki Shaan”
He added, Our mantra is “Chhota Kisan Bane Desh Ki Shaan” and it’s also our dream. In upcoming years, we’ve to further increase the aggregate strength of small farmers of our country and provide them with new facilities. ‘Kisan Rail’ runs on more than 70 train routes in the country today.
National Hydrogen Mission
In view of climate change, the Prime Minister announced the National Hydrogen Mission. “We have to make India a hub for production and export of Green Hydrogen”, he added.
Govt to supply fortified rice to poor by 2024
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the government will fortify the rice distributed to the poor via different schemes such as Midday Meal in a bid to address the problem of malnutrition.
“Malnutrition and lack of micronutrients are affecting the growth of poor children. Considering this, it has been decided to fortify the rice given to the lower section via different government schemes whether Rashon Shop or any,” Modi said. Currently, out of the 15 states recognised for the ‘Central scheme on fortified rice and its distribution via a public distribution system (PDS)’, five states are implementing it each on a pilot basis. Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Chhattisgarh have begin distributing fortified rice mixed with nutrients in their own identified district.
‘Sabka Prayas’ is considerable in a new era
Now in the development journey of every country when that nation defines itself from a new point when it takes itself forward with a new pledge. Today, that time has been seen in India’s development journey. ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas’. Now, ‘Sabka Prayas’ is necessary for the accomplishment of all our goals,” PM said.