NEW DELHI: In his sixth tackle to the nation because the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday targeted on the extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana up until November finish. This announcement will surely be music to the ears of the voters of Bihar which matches to polls within the subsequent 4 to 5 months.
Whereas saying the extension of the foodgrains scheme, the PM stated, “In our nation, there are numerous actions in agriculture throughout and after the wet season. Different sectors shouldn’t have a lot exercise. July additionally marks the start of the festive season. fifth July is Guru Purnima, then the month of Saawan is beginning. Then 15th August is coming, Raksha Bandhan, Sri Krishna Janmashtami,Ganesh Chaturthi, Onam will observe. Additional, Kati Bihu, Navratri, Durga Puja is coming, then Dussehra, Diwali and Chhath. This festive season will increase requirements in addition to expenditure. Conserving all this stuff in thoughts, it has been determined to increase Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana as much as Diwali and Chhath Puja, until November-end.”
PM Modi particularly talked about Chhath Puja, which is among the most important festivals of Bihar. The Bihar folks throughout the nation and the globe rejoice Chhath Puja.
Moreover the prime minister and different Union ministers, a number of chief ministers particularly greet the folks of Bihar on Chhath.
Prime Minister Modi’s announcement would stay in drive until the time Bihar elections would have been held.
The Bihar meeting election is prone to be held in October and November. The Election Fee could declare the ballot schedule in August or September.
Until the ballot dates are introduced and election code of conduct comes into drive concurrently, the most important political events of Bihar would woo the voters with ballot guarantees and planks.
The BJP appears to be doing its bit.
The PM stated the scheme of giving free ration to 80 crore folks would proceed in July, August, September, October and November. “The federal government will present free ration to 80 crore poor brothers-sisters for 5 months. Each member of the household will get 5 kilogram wheat or rice. Additionally, each household will get one kilogram entire chana per thirty days, freed from value,” he stated.
He stated over Rs 90 thousand crore can be spent on the extension of PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana. “If we add the expenditure of the final three months on this scheme, then it involves round Rs 1.5 lakh crore,” he stated.
The PM talked particularly concerning the migrant employees and farmers. The migrant employees bore the utmost brunt of the lockdown within the wake of Covid-19. Girls, males, youngsters and the outdated walked hundreds of kilometres and for days collectively from their respective workplaces to achieve their native properties.
To be able to make the lifetime of the migrant employees simpler, Modi reiterated the implementation of ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ scheme. “The foremost beneficiaries of this might be those that go to different states, looking for employment,” he stated.
The prime minister stated the nation’s high precedence in the course of the lockdown was to make sure that nobody remained hungry. “Thus, instantly after the lockdown, the federal government introduced out the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. Below this scheme, a bundle value Rs. 1.75 lakh crore was supplied for the poor.”
The PM stated within the final three months, 20 crore poor households had obtained direct profit transfers value Rs 31,000 crore. “Throughout this era, Rs 18,000 crore have been deposited in financial institution accounts of over 9 crore farmers. Concurrently, the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan was shortly launched for employment of shramiks (migrant employees) in rural areas. The federal government is spending Rs 50,000 crore on this.”
He stated over 80 crore folks got free ration for 3 months. “It means, each member of the household was given 5 kilogram wheat or rice, freed from value. As well as, each household bought one kilogram pulse per thirty days, freed from value. In a approach, over 2.5 instances the inhabitants of america, 12 instances the inhabitants of the UK and double the inhabitants of the European Union was given free ration by our authorities,” he stated.
Narendra Modi disclosed that Within the coming days, the federal government would additional develop the financial actions and work ceaselessly for Atmanirbhar Bharat. “All of us might be vocal for native.”
On June 20, the Prime Minister had launched the employment-cum-rural public works marketing campaign Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan to empower and supply livelihood alternatives within the villages which had witnessed large-scale return of migrant employees within the wake of Covid-19 and nationwide lockdown since March 25.
The Abhiyaan was flagged off from village Telihar in Khagaria district of Bihar by video-conference. It was attended by the chief ministers of six states and numerous Union ministers amongst others.
The Congress feels these measures are simply political in nature and are targetted on the forthcoming meeting election in Bihar.
Below the scheme, 25 work areas have been recognized for employment in villages. These embody rural housing for the poor, plantations, provision of ingesting water by Jal Jeevan Mission, panchayat bhavans, neighborhood bogs, rural mandis, rural roads, different infrastructure like cattle sheds and anganwadi buildings.
The Abhiyan would additionally present fashionable amenities in rural areas. Excessive velocity and low cost web in each rural family had been the wants of the hour to assist the youth and kids.