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'Stand Up India' scheme aims to empower every Indian & enable them to stand on their own feet: PM Modi
PM Modi pays tribute to Babu Jagjivan Ram on his birth anniversary
Whatever one's party is, we have to remember those who have lived for the nation: PM Modi
The job seeker has to become a job creator: PM Modi
PM Modi flags-off 5100 e-rickshaws, interacts with beneficiaries, inagurates Kaushal Vikas Kendra
When the poor of the nation script our progress journey, that is when India will develop: PM Modi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today launched the Stand Up India initiative, which aims to boost entrepreneurship among the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Women. The initiative envisages loans to at least two aspiring entrepreneurs from these categories. The loan shall be in the ten lakh to one crore rupee range. 5100 e-rickshaws were also distributed on the occasion.

The Prime Minister paid homage to Babu Jagjivan Ram on his birth anniversary, and recalled his great contributions and service to the nation at crucial periods in various official capacities.

Explaining his vision for converting job seekers into job creators, the Prime Minister said the Stand Up India initiative will transform the lives of the Dalits and the Adivasis.

The Prime Minister said that India's development journey will be stronger when it is scripted by the poor. He urged the gathering to educate their children, and especially the girl child.

Earlier, the Prime Minister interacted with the families of some of the beneficiaries, over a cup of tea. The beneficiaries explained how e-rickshaws would change their lives for the better. The Prime Minister exhorted them to ensure that they educate their children.

The Prime Minister booked an e-rickshaw, and took a brief e-rickshaw ride towards the stage, making the payment for the ride through a cellphone.

 

 

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