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Elections in Uttar Pradesh has turned into an 'Utsav' of freeing the state from misrule of SP, BSP, Congress: PM
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed huge public meeting in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh today. During his address Shri Modi thanked the people of Uttar Pradesh for their support during elections. “Elections in Uttar Pradesh has turned into an 'Utsav' of freeing the state from misrule of SP, BSP, Congress,” he said.

PM Modi emphasized that this election in Uttar Pradesh is a fight for the rights of the poor, fight to provide equal opportunities to the youth. “UP elections are about giving opportunities to the state's youth, ensuring safety of people, all round progress of poor,” he said. Uttar Pradesh has the potential to take the whole country forward he further added.

PM Modi attacked the Samajwadi Government and said that they started various projects but could not finish them. “When Mulayam Singh ji was the Chief Minister of UP, he promised opening up of two new bridges, but why is it that they aren't made yet,” he said. He further said that there are wires laid but no electricity in UP and the Government is aware of this, what kind of development is this?

PM took a dig at the BSP party and said, “BSP leader took away stones from Mirazapur for building statues but later when questioned, the leader shied away and said it came from Rajasthan.”

PM further said that the Brass industry is destroyed by SP-BSP governments in the state which destroyed opportunities for youth and lead to exodus. He said, “UP government never paid attention to development works in the state. Brass industry in UP have been shut.”

PM took a dig at the corruption level in the state and said, “From lodging FIRs to jobs, from pension schemes to ration card, termite of corruption has badly gripped Uttar Pradesh.” He also said that election is the best way of defeating corruption and the political parties that encourage it.  He also said that the state lacks progress.

He said that Uttar Pradesh has so much potential but the present Samajwadi Government is not interested in development at all. “Uttar Pradesh has so much scope of tourism. The Vindhyachal region being close to Kashi can draw people from around the country,” added the PM. He also said that in order to take the country forward, Eastern UP must develop.

Shri Modi opined that we want to work for the empowerment of poor and said that his government want rural India to be smoke-free. We want them to have access to clean fuel. “We have provided 1.8 cr LPG connections so far,” he said.

Prime Minister Modi mentioned that his government is committed towards the welfare of farmers.  He said, “Our aim is to double farmers' income by 2022 when India celebrates her 75th year of independence.”

PM Modi pointed out several steps taken by the Union Government for benefiting the farmers. He spoke about, soil health card scheme, drip irrigation, neem-coating of urea and Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana and said these are aimed at benefiting farmers. He further said that his BJP government is continuously undertaking welfare measures for farmers. “We'd waive off their loans, if we come to power,” he added.

He attacked opposition and said that the Government at the state is not giving benefits of schemes to the people. He asked why is it that only 14% farmers gets benefit of the crop insurance scheme while about 60% farmers gets benefitted by it in the BJP ruled states?

Shri Modi said that the BJP was committed to work for welfare of the poor. The Prime Minister noted that the Centre had reduced stent prices which would directly benefit people as cost of treatment would come down.

PM Modi highlighted that he has started a fight against corruption and black money and he will continue to fight it. “SP, BSP, Congress all came together. They attacked us when we took decision to demonetise high value currency to fight corruption,” he added.

Shri Modi urged people to Vote for BJP and change the government for inclusive development of Uttar Pradesh

Several party karyakartas were also present at the public meeting.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a meeting to review the status of preparedness to handle the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Various aspects relating to medicines, oxygen, ventilators and vaccination were discussed.

The Prime Minister said that together India had defeated Covid last year & India can do it again, with the same principles but faster speed and coordination.

The PM stressed that there is no substitute to testing, tracking and treatment. Early testing and proper tracking remains key to reduce mortality. He also said that local administrations need to be proactive and sensitive to people’s concerns.

The Prime Minister directed that close coordination with States must be ensured in handling the pandemic. He said that all necessary measures must be taken to ramp up the availability of hospital beds for Covid patients. The Prime Minister also directed that additional supply of beds through temporary hospitals and isolation centres should be ensured.

PM spoke about the need to utilize the full potential of India’s pharmaceutical industry to meet the rising demand of various medicines. He reviewed the status of supply of Remdesivir and other medicines. The Prime Minister was briefed on actions taken to address the issue of availability of Remdesivir. Through the efforts of the Government, capacity and production augmentation for manufacturing of Remdesivir has been ramped up to provide around 74.10 lakh vials/month in May while the normal production output in January-February being just 27-29 lakh vials/month. Supplies have also increased from 67,900 vials on 11th April going up to over 2,06,000 vials on 15th April 2021 which are being particularly focused on states with high caseload and high demand. He took note of the ramped up production capacity, and directed that issues relating to real-time supply chain management to States must be resolved urgently in coordination with the States. The Prime Minister directed that use of Remdesivir and other medicines must be in accordance with approved medical guidelines, and that their misuse and black marketing must be strictly curbed.

On the issue of supply of medical oxygen, the Prime Minister directed that the installation of approved medical oxygen plants should be sped up. 162 PSA Oxygen plants are being installed in 32 States/UTs from PM CARES. The officers informed that 1 lakh cylinders are being procured & they will be supplied to states soon. The officers briefed the PM that they are in constant supply with 12 high burden states in assessing the current and future requirement of medical oxygen. A supply mapping plan for 12 high burden states till 30th April has also been undertaken. The Prime Minister also said that supply of oxygen required for production of medicines and equipment necessary to handle the pandemic should also be ensured.

The Prime Minister also reviewed the status of availability & supply of ventilators. The Prime Minister noted that a real time monitoring system has been created, and directed that concerned State governments should be sensitized to use the system proactively.

On the issue of vaccination, the Prime Minister directed all officials to make efforts to utilize the entire national capacity, in public as well as private sector, to ramp up vaccine production.

He was joined by Cabinet Secretary, Principal Secretary to PM, Union Home Secretary, Union Health Secretary, Pharma Secretary. Dr V K Paul, Niti Aayog was also present.