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Announces “Bal-Sakha” Scheme to save the lives of Newly Born Babies: Lays Foundation Stone for Halol- Godhra- Shamlaji- Four Lane State Highway

L&t would build the Highway under PPP-Model: Premium of Rs.1771 Crores for the State Government

Chief Minister warns the elements trying to undo the landmark achievements of Gujarat

Chief Minister exposes the negative mentality of the people who criticizes the Vibrant Summit

 

Addressing a mega-convention of women at Halol, Chief Minister Shri Narendrabhai Modi announced “Bal-Sakha” scheme, especially aimed to save the lives of newly born babies. In the wake of successful implementation of the Chiranjeev Yojana, it has roped in many gynecologists to ensure safe motherhood, and also effectively promoting institutional deliveries. It is the devotion of many expert doctors; the Chiranjeev scheme has remained instrumental to devote them for the social cause. The Bal-Sakha scheme would forge constructive partnership with the expert pediatricians to take care of the newly borned baby at the time birth.

The Pnachmahal district is celebrating State level republic day, Chief Minister dedicated “ Nand-Ghar” –Aanganwadi Bhavan at Kalol today. He laid foundation stone of the Halol-Godhara- Shamlaji four-lane highway, which is to be built under PPP-Model; it is designated to offer premium of Rs. 1771/ crores to the State Government. When Gujarat Government announced an ambitious Vanbandhu package in the assembly, handful of people had made hue and cry. The tribals have shown the door to such elements, by joining the journey of development.

Under the Vanbandhu welfare scheme, the dream of a Nursing College for Dahod is being realised today. Godhara would have a Government Engineering College. An Agri-Polytechnic is imparting scientific knowledge for the tribal farmers. The Eklavya Residential School offers excellent educational facilities to the tribal students .The entire eastern-belt is going to be benefited under the Eklavya residential school scheme. The Vanbandhu package ensures water, roads, electricity, dwelling units, and basic infrastructure facilities in the tribal area, aimed to ameliorate living conditions of the tribal people and farmers.

He expressed his confidence that the dehydration plant would realise the dreams of BPL tribal farmers .State Government organizes national festival celebrations at district level. The kitty of development works for the entire district marks moods of festivity. He appreciated valuable cooperation from the Pnachmahal Dairy.

Tribal Development Minister Shri Mangubhai Patel said,” Gujarat has declared an ambitious Vanbandhu-package of Rs. 15000 Crores, to provide electricity, water, healthcare facilities, education, roads, and basic amenities to as many as 75 Lakh tribals. There is significant improvement in the education level in the tribals; previously it was 29%, which has improved up to 54%. The total agriculture production in the state has taken a quantum jump; it was Rs.9000 crores, which has touched the 48000 crores mark, which is really a record. Gujarat has taken concrete steps to expand the forest cover. Only Dahod produced 1 Lakh tons of ginger. “

Women and Child Welfare Minister Smt Anandiben Patel appealed the Aanganwadi workers to realise the vision of Nirogibal, under the leadership of the Chief Minister, State has undertaken a drive to upgrade the Anganvadies. The Child and women welfare schemes implemented by the state, Union Government has also accepted the same vision and implemented them all across the country. The Roads and Building Department has outlay of Rs. 2000 Crores, the Pnachmahal district is to be benefited under various projects to the tune of Rs. 170 Crores, includes the new Mamlatdar office buildings -Rs. 10 Crores -at Halol- Kalol, Engineering College at Godhara –Rs 38 Crores. Minister of State Dr Mayaben Kodanani also addressed the gathering. She highlighted the positive outcomes of save the girl child campaigns. The total out lay for all the development works in the Pnachmahal comes to Rs 1400 Crores, added the Minister.

Chief Minister released a book on Child Healthcare. For the first time, he handed over the Special Uniforms to the women Aanganwadi workers.

The mega-convention was organised under the guidance of the Minister In charge of the district Shri Amitbhai Shah, MLAs Shri Jaydrathsinhji, Shri Arvindsinh, Former M.P. Shri Ramsinhbhai Rathva, Former MLA Shri Kalubhai Maliwad. Chairman of State Women Cell Jayshriben Patel, eminent leaders, top officials were among the others who attended the function.

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April 19, 2021
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PM Modi appreciates the crucial role of the pharma sector in the fight against the pandemic
It is because of the efforts of the pharma industry that today India is identified as ‘pharmacy of world’: PM Modi
Despite all the challenges, the Indian pharma industry has also registered a growth of 18 percent in exports last year, which shows its potential: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with leaders of pharmaceutical industry via video conferencing. The Prime Minister appreciated the crucial role of the pharma sector in the fight against the pandemic.

PM Modi appreciated the way the pharma industry is working even in such trying conditions.

PM Modi remarked that it is because of the efforts of the pharma industry that today India is identified as ‘pharmacy of world’. He said essential medicines were made available to more than 150 countries around the world during the pandemic. The Prime Minister stated that despite all the challenges, the Indian pharma industry has also registered a growth of 18 percent in exports last year, which shows its potential.

Noting the second wave of the virus and rising number of cases, PM Modi commended the pharma industry for their efforts to increase production of several necessary drugs. He appreciated them for reducing the price of injections like Remdesivir. To keep the supply of medicines and essential medical equipment going smoothly, PM Modi urged the pharma industry to ensure seamless supply chains. PM Modi also extended government’s support for facilities like Logistics and Transportation.

He urged the industry to conduct more and more researches on threats which can occur in the future along with Covid. This, he said, would help us take the lead in combating the virus.

Seeking cooperation from the pharma industry, PM Modi assured that government is undertaking reforms for new drugs and regulatory processes.

The leaders of the Pharma industry appreciated the proactive help & support received from the Government. They highlighted the efforts made over the last one year in ensuring availability of drugs keeping manufacturing and logistics operational. Operations at the pharma hubs for manufacturing, transportation, logistics and ancillary services are being maintained at optimum levels. The participants also share inputs on the measures being undertaken to meet the overall medicine demand in the country despite the unprecedented increase in demand for some drugs  the COVID Treatment Protocol.

The meeting was also attended by Union Health Minister Shri Harsh Vardhan, MoS (Health) Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Union Minister Chemical and Fertilizer Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda, MoS (C&F) Mansukh Mandaviya, Principal Secretary to PM, Dr V K Paul Member (H) NITI Aayog, Cabinet Secretary, Union Health Secretary, Union Pharmaceutical Secretary, Dr Balram Bharagava, DG ICMR, amongst other officers from Ministries / Departments of Central Government.