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Expressing his stern resolve to step up the battle against penury, Chief Minister Shri Narendrabhai Modi said that series of 50 Garib Kalyan Mela has ended, but not the fight against poverty.

Concluding the series of Garib Kalyan Mela at Limbadi Shri Narendra Modi said that poor have recognized the disrupting entities. Garib Kalyan Mela has ignited positive spark in poor and now the sensibility of the administration has touched them.

Chief Minister arranged State's 50th Garib Kalyan Mela at Limbadi today. Chief Minister and other Ministers handed over economic assistance worth Rs. 41.16 crore to about 32160 beneficiaries from Limbadi, Chuda, Sayala and Chotila regions. Two melas held for Surendranagar district empowered over 67525 beneficiaries with Rs 85 crore worth of aid.

Garib Kalyan Mela proved itself as a sure medicine against Epidemic of the exploitation of poor and worked as a bulldozer against mediators, Shri Modi said.

He said that communicating with 50 lakh poor of the State within a short period of 2 months is an unprecedented work and he is grateful that he has been conferred with such a fortune.

He outlined various pro-poor schemes deployed by the State Government and expressed his desire of entrusting Rs 5000 crore worth administration to Sakhi-Mandalas by 2014, in order to free rural women from unending interests and debts.

District In-Charge Education Minister Shri Ramanlal Vora said that as a part of Republic day celebration, welfare works over Rs. 1000 crore have been initiated in Surendranagar district. He also outlined various Abhiyans on qualitative education, taken up by Education Department of the State.

Forest Minister of State Shri Kiritsinhji Rana, Chief Whip Shri Pradipsinhji Jadeja also addressed the Mela.

Chaques summing Rs. 11 lakh 11 thousands were donated to Chief Minister's Kanya Kelavani Nidhi by various organizations.

Revenue Minister Smt. Anandiben Patel, Minister Shri Vasanbhai Ahir, Parliamentary Secretary Shri L.T.Rajani, Ex. Minister Shri I.K.Jadeja, MLA Smt.Varshaben Doshi, Shri Bharatbhai Khorani, Shri Shambhuprasad Tundiya, Maharashtra BJP leader Shri Kiritbhai Somaiya along with Nagarsevak Shri Manojbhai Kotak and Bharatbhai Parikh, district leaders, government office bearers and people in large number were present at the Mela.

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PM interacts with leaders of pharma industry
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.