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PM Narendra Modi. Under Ayushman Bharat the govt has decided to transform 1.5 lakh sub health centres to health and wellness centres in a bid to provide comprehensive primary healthcare PM Modi to launch largest health care scheme Ayushman Bharat on Ambedkar Jayanti
Sammy Stanley | 15 April, 2018, 18:06

PM Modi helps a tribal woman put on her slippers at the launch of Ayushman Bharat scheme at Jangla village in Bastar on Saturday.

"I want to tell parents that their sons and daughters have chosen a path..."

He said the government was committed to protecting their rights.

Mentioning that Bijapur used to be regarded as a backward area once, he said that the district has earned a recognition across the country due to the pace of development and by courtesy of central schemes.

The prime minister will also inaugurate a dialysis centre at Bijapur Hospital on the same day. "Local administration, elected representatives and people of these districts should unitedly create their own development model", he said. He added that there will be electricity connection in every household in the district.

"But he studied outside, came back to India and dedicated his life to welfare and uplift of Dalits".

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Madhav. "We appreciate our alliance partner who helped us in this case...they made the two ministers resign in the case". The steps undertaken by the J&K government come soon after 2 BJP ministers in the PDP coalition government resigned.

Modi also inaugurated the Van Dhan Yojana, which aims at empowering tribal communities, besides dedicating the Bhanupratappur-Gudum railway line to the nation by flagging off a train between Dalli Rajhara and Bhanupratappur.

Under the Ayushman Bharat Scheme, there are two initiatives, of which one was launched today by the Prime Minister.

In his fourth visit to the Chhattisgarh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated several of the projects in Jangal of Bijapur district. Under the Ayushman Bharat Scheme, the government aims to open 1.5 lakh health and wellness centre by 2022, which would be equipped to treat host of diseases, including blood pressure, diabetes, cancer and old-age illness.

The leaders who graced the occasion were Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh, Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda, Union Minister of State for Steel Vishnudeo Sai, Chhattisgarh Assembly Speaker Gaurishankar Agrawal, MP Dinesh Kashyap, Ministers Ajay Chandrakar, Brijmohan Agrawal, Kedar Kashyap, Punnulal Mohle, Prem Prakash Pandey, Rajesh Munat, Ramsheela Sahu, Ramsewak Paikra, Bhaiyyalal Rajwade, Mahesh Gagda, Dayaldas Baghel apart from BJP State President Dharamlal Kaushik and senior party office-bearers.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.

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