Our youth are our pride, the people who will take our nation to newer heights of progress. It is our first and foremost duty to help our youngsters when they face any trouble or ailment.
7-year-old Vaishali from Pune belongs to a lesser-privileged family and was suffering from a hole in her heart for more than two years. Imagine the ordeal she would have had to suffer all these years!
When young Vaishali decided to write a letter to the Prime Minister seeking help for a heart ailment little did she know that the Prime Minister would not only reply to help her but also personally meet her and boost her morale.
Vaishali’s two-page letter was an emotional plea to the Prime Minister of India, to help her as his daughter so that her dream of becoming a police officer comes true.
Taking cognizance of the letter, the Prime Minister asked officials to ensure Vaishali was identified, she get access to proper medical examination and her treatment done free of cost.
Once this happened, Vaishali wrote a very touching letter to the Prime Minister and attached a drawing with the letter, to which the also Prime Minister replied.
Then, when the Prime Minister visited Pune on 25th June 2016, he personally met young Vaishali and her family. Shri Modi said that this meeting will remained etched in his memory.
The anecdote of Vaishali is just one example. Several such letters from people reach the Prime Minister and his office. Every effort is made to address the issue concerned and ensure the citizens of India face no trouble.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken India’s global standing to newer heights with the world applauding his transformational leadership. He has been conferred several highest awards by many nations and organisations.
Order of St Andrew the Apostle: April 2019
Recently, PM Narendra Modi received the highest order of the Russian Federation “for exceptional services in promoting special and privileged strategic partnership between Russia and India and friendly relations between the Russian and Indian peoples."
Order of Zayed Award: April 2019
PM Narendra Modi was conferred the highest civil award of the U.A.E. in April 2019 for providing exceptional leadership in forging a new strategic relationship between India and UAE. The award acknowledges that PM Modi is working for everyone in a diverse country having people with different religions, languages and cultures.
Seoul Peace Prize 2018 - October 2018
For contributions to the growth of the Indian and global economies, PM Narendra Modi received the Seoul Peace Prize in October 2018. The Seoul Peace Prize committee lauded Modinomics for reducing social and economic disparity between the rich and the poor. It also praised PM Modi's initiatives to make the government cleaner through anti-corruption measures.
It credited the Prime Minister for his contribution towards regional and global peace under the 'Modi Doctrine' and the 'Act East Policy'. Prime Minister Modi received the award in person during his visit to Republic of South Korea in February 2019. Seoul Peace Prize 2018 - October 2018
UNEP Champions of the Earth Award - September 2018
United Nations' highest environmental honour, the UNEP Champions of the Earth Award is bestowed on the world's greatest change agents. For his pioneering work in championing the International Solar Alliance and his unprecedented pledge to eliminate all single-use plastic in India by 2022, PM Narendra Modi was conferred with the UNEP Champions of the Earth Award in September last year.
Grand Collar of the State of Palestine - February 2018
The Grand Collar of the State of Palestine is the highest order of Palestine given to foreign dignitaries. In recognition of PM Modi’s wise leadership and his lofty national and international stature, and in appreciation of his efforts to promote the historic relations between the State of Palestine and the Republic of India, he was conferred with the award during his visit to Palestine in February last year.
Amir Amanullah Khan Award - June 2016
The highest civilian honour of Afghanistan, the Amir Amanullah Khan Award was bestowed on PM Narendra Modi by the Afghanistan government in June 2016.
PM Narendra Modi was awarded the honour following the inauguration of the landmark Afghan-India Friendship Dam.
King Abdulaziz Sash Award - April 2016
In a special gesture, PM Narendra Modi was conferred the King Abdulaziz Sash Award in April 2016. This is Saudi Arabia's highest civilian honour. Named after Abdulaziz Al Saud, the founder of the modern Saudi state, the Prime Minister was conferred the prestigious award by King Salman bin Abdulaziz.