The Prime Minister launched the "Gramoday se Bharat Uday" Abhiyan at a Public Meeting in Mhow. The Prime Minister said it was his privilege to be in Mhow on this auspicious day. He recalled that Dr. Ambedkar had fought against injustice in society. His was a fight for equality and dignity, the Prime Minister said.
The Prime Minister said that the Gramoday to Bharat Uday Abhiyan from 14th to 24th April, 2016 would focus attention on the development work to be done in villages. He said this year’s Union Budget is dedicated to farmers and villages. He said development initiatives should be focused on rural development.
Mentioning some of the development initiatives being undertaken by the Union Government, the Prime Minister said 18,000 unelectrified villages are being electrified with a 1000 day deadline, and progress towards this goal could be seen by the people through the GARV App. He said digital connectivity is essential in villages.
The Prime Minister mentioned the objective of doubling farmers’ incomes, and said purchasing power of rural people has to increase as this will power India’s economy. He said Panchayati Raj institutions should be made stronger and more vibrant
We want farmer incomes to double. Purchasing power of people in rural India has to increase & this will power India's economy: PM— PMO India (@PMOIndia) April 14, 2016
"I compliment MP CM @ChouhanShivraj for chalking out comprehensive road map to double the income of farmers by 2022 in the state.": PM— CMO Madhya Pradesh (@CMMadhyaPradesh) April 14, 2016
So many people voluntarily decided to give up their gas subsidy. Due to this the poor of India benefitted: PM @narendramodi— PMO India (@PMOIndia) April 14, 2016
Jan Dhan Yojana did not only mean opening bank accounts. It got so many people in the economic mainstream: PM @narendramodi— PMO India (@PMOIndia) April 14, 2016
"दूसरों के घरों में बर्तन माँजने वाली माँ का बेटा प्रधानमंत्री बन पाया, तो इसके पीछे बाबा साहेब द्वारा लिखित संविधान की शक्ति ही है।": पीएम— CMO Madhya Pradesh (@CMMadhyaPradesh) April 14, 2016
"गरीब माँओं को लकड़ी के चूल्हे से मुक्ति दिलाने के लिए मेरे अनुरोध पर ९० लाख से ज़्यादा परिवारों ने अपनी सब्सिडी छोड़ दी।": प्रधानमंत्री— CMO Madhya Pradesh (@CMMadhyaPradesh) April 14, 2016