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Unwavering commitment to social justice and social empowerment has been the cornerstone of the transformational policies of the Modi government. The underprivileged and marginalized have been ensured holistic empowerment.

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Social Justice and Empowerment – Many Miles Traversed, Many More to Go

The mantra of the Modi government is – empowerment that ensures dignity. This drives the actions of the government. Ranging from the recognition of rights of transgenders to protecting the downtrodden and granting Constitutional status for National Commission for Backward Classes, a number of steps have been taken in the past.
May 29, 2021

Social Safety Net for the Most Vulnerable

A social security net is a potent weapon against cyclical poverty. Those who find themselves on the edge of poverty, are pushed into it deeper in the absence of such safeguards. In the fight to eliminate poverty Modi government has deployed social security as a tool to empower the poorest of the poor.
May 29, 2020

Citizenship Amendment Act Continues India’s Culture of Compassion

Citizenship Amendment Act upholds India’s historical culture of compassion and provides citizenship to religiously persecuted minorities from neighbouring countries. It is a fulfilment if the promise that Mahatma Gandhi and other freedom fighters has made after partition.
May 28, 2020

Giving Wings to the Minorities and Tribals

At the 50th conference of governors and lieutenant governors, PM Modi made a special request. He urged Governors to work for upliftment of the underprivileged sections of the population, including the scheduled tribes, minority communities, women, and the youth. Regarding the tribals and minorities, he said, "Governors can give proper guidance by using the constitutional powers given to them, to improve the lives of these people, which have remained relatively behind in terms of development.”
May 28, 2020

Building an India for All (POCSO and Transgender Laws)

PM Narendra Modi has time and again expressed his desire for the upliftment of every person in the society. Special focus on issues that have long been stigmatized took centre stage when NDA came to power for the second time in 2019.
May 28, 2020

Equality, Opportunity, and Dignity – Pillars of New India

At the time when inequalities are not uncommon, Bapu’s (Mahatma Gandhi’s) emphasis on equal and inclusive growth can herald an era of prosperity for the millions on the margins.
May 28, 2020