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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today outlined various steps being undertaken by the Union Government for the agriculture sector and welfare of farmers. He was speaking at a public meeting after paying homage to martyrs at the National Martyrs Memorial in Hussainiwala, near Firozpur in Punjab.

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He called upon the farmers of Punjab, who, he said, had eliminated hunger from India, to now take the lead in adopting modern water conservation practices and judicious use of chemical fertilizers. The Prime Minister criticized those who were misleading farmers, and said the Union Government is working on far-reaching policies to promote the welfare of farmers. In this regard, the Prime Minister emphasized initiatives such as the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana and Soil Health Cards. Shri Narendra Modi said his Government would provide relief to farmers affected by the recent unseasonal rains.

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The Prime Minister said he had come to salute martyrs such as Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev. He reiterated his commitment to build an India of their dreams where youth have employment, and the poorest of the poor are also benefited. He outlined his vision of "Housing for All," by 2022, and "Swachh Bharat by 2019.

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The Prime Minister announced the setting up of the Shaheed Bhagat Singh PG Institute for Horticulture Research and Education at Amritsar.

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The Prime Minister also explained how the Union Government is working towards empowering states with more resources. He spoke about the benefit that Punjab would get as a result of the acceptance of the recommendations of the 14th Finance Commission.

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The Prime Minister spoke about the various ways in which the Union Government had curbed corruption, including through successful coal block auctions.

The Chief Minister of Punjab Shri Parkash Singh Badal, and Union Minister Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal were present on the occasion.

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PM thanks world leaders for their greetings on India’s 74th Republic Day
January 26, 2023
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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has thanked world leaders for their greetings on India’s 74th Republic Day.

In response to a tweet by the Prime Minister of Australia, the Prime Minister said;

"Thank you Prime Minister @AlboMP. Greetings to you and to the friendly people of Australia on Australia Day."

In response to a tweet by the Prime Minister of Nepal, the Prime Minister said; "Thank You @cmprachanda ji for your warm wishes!"

In response to a tweet by the Prime Minister of Bhutan, the Prime Minister said; "Thank you @PMBhutan Dr. Lotay Tshering for your warm wishes! India is committed to its unique partnership with Bhutan for progress and prosperity of both our nations."

In response to a tweet by the President of Maldives, the Prime Minister said; "Thank you for your warm greetings, President @ibusolih. Glad to see the sustained progress achieved by India-Maldives partnership, underpinned by common democratic values."

In response to a tweet by the Prime Minister of Israel, the Prime Minister said; "Thank you for your warm wishes for India's Republic Day, PM @netanyahu. Look forward to further strengthening our strategic partnership."

In response to a tweet by the President of France, the Prime Minister said; "Grateful for your warm greetings my dear friend @EmmanuelMacron on India’s Republic Day. I share your commitment to work together for success of India’s G20 Presidency & 25th anniversary of India-France Strategic Partnership. India and France together are a force for global good."

In response to a tweet by the Prime Minister of Mauritius, the Prime Minister said; "Thank you, PM @KumarJugnauth. In our shared journey as modern Republics, our two countries have been partnering closely in people-centred development. Looking forward to taking our cherished partnership with Mauritius to even greater heights."