Prime minister Narendra Modi today directed his monthly radio, program ‘Mann ki Baat’. While addressing the nation through the program prime minister said the last time he spoke, the services of flights, trains, and buses were paused.
Then we went through various phases of lockdowns to control the spread of gruesome pandemic. Large scale of the economy has been opened up till today.
The prime minister further said that their shouldn’t be any leniency in maintaining a six feet distance (do gaj doori), wearing masks and avoiding stepping out, if possible.
“As compared to other countries Corona in India didn’t spread widely,” said the prime minister.
Here are the further key highlights of the address;
Citizens contribution during crises
Citizens from villages and cities are using technology to fight this virus which has touched PMs heart. PM Modi appreciated the efforts made by various people by making masks, and several other helpful items on daily basis.
“People are sending their feedbacks (against this pandamic covid 19 ) through the NAMO app,” said the prime minister.
He spoke about the worst troubled poor and the laborers. Their sufferings can’t be expressed in words, said the prime minister.
“Their pain, their agony, and their ordeal can’t be expressed in words,” said the PM.
Also he added that central government has opened doors for employment in the villages. Atmanirbhar Bharat programme will lead India in the right direction.
The prime minister further said that the; “safely transportation of lakhs of labourers in trains and buses along with the facility for their food, arrangement of quarantine centres for them in every district, testing process, check-up and treatment is an ongoing process on a very large scale.”
Yoga’s relevance during crisis
The prime minister urged the citizens to participate in an international video blog competition led by the ministry of AYUSH.
Ayushman Bharat – helped 1 crore people
In the last few days the receivers of ‘Ayushman Bharat’ scheme crossed over 1 crore. Out of which 80 per cent of the one crore beneficiaries hail from the rural areas of the nation.
“The best feature about this scheme is portability facility,” said the PM.
The prime minister said that while the nation is busy battling the pandemic, we recently witnessed the grave natural calamity in certain parts of Eastern India.
“I went to take stock of the calamity. Courage and bravery shown by the people of West Bengal and Odisha is commendable.” said PM.
The PM said that he was confident that the country will be able to deal with this crises in agricultural sector.
The war against covid 19 has become a people’s movement in the country and the people are rising in the occasion to help each other, said prime minister Narendra Modi while addressing through ‘Mann Ki Baat’.
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