PM lauds passage of Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha

Published By : Admin | March 10, 2017 | 12:25 IST
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Passage of Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha a landmark moment in our efforts towards women-led development: PM
Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill ensures better health & wellbeing of the mother & child. Increase in maternity leave is a welcome provision: PM

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has lauded the passage of Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha and has called it a landmark moment in the efforts towards women-led development.

“Passage of the Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha is a landmark moment in our efforts towards women-led development.

Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill ensures better health and wellbeing of the mother and child. Increase in maternity leave is a welcome provision.

Employment of women is protected thanks to Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill. Mandatory provision of crèche in offices is laudable.”, the Prime Minister said.

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PM condoles the deaths in a tractor-trolley mishap in Kanpur
October 02, 2022
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Announces ex-gratia for the dead and injured

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has condoled the deaths in a tractor-trolley mishap in Kanpur today.

He also announced ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh from PMNRF would be paid to the next of kin of each of the deceased. The injured would be given Rs. 50,000 .

The Prime Minister Office tweeted:

“Distressed by the tractor-trolley mishap in Kanpur. My thoughts are with all those who have lost their near and dear ones. Prayers with the injured. The local administration is providing all possible assistance to the affected: PM @narendramodi”

“An ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh from PMNRF would be paid to the next of kin of each of the deceased. The injured would be given Rs. 50,000: PM @narendramodi”