PM Modi 69 Birthday: Wishes pour in for PM Modi on his birthday today


President, Vice President, several Ministers, leaders cutting across party lines, sports persons, legends from various other fields and common people have greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday today.

Extending his best wishes and greetings, President Shri Ramnath Kovind wished Shri Modi good health, happiness and many more years of dedicated service to the nation.

Vice President Shri M Venkaiah Naidu said, under Mr Modi’s exemplary leadership, people have accepted the creative mass movements for New India. He said, every citizen is hopeful and committed to the success of his vision of nation-building.

Home Minister Shri Amit Shah in a message said, Modi, as a reformist not only gave a new direction to politics but also made everyone proud by finding a permanent solution to the problems that have been going on for decades.

Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh said Mr. Modi has been instrumental in building and strengthening India’s position in the comity of nations. Mr Singh said Modi Ji’s visionary leadership has helped India in scaling new heights of glory.

I&B Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar said it has been the privilege of working under his inspiring leadership. He said Modi will always remain the inspiration of all.

Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi wished Mr. Modi on his 69th birthday and wished him a happy, healthy and long life.

Legendary India cricketer Shri Sachin Tendulkar recalled PM Modi’s clean India mission that has been an inspiration to millions. Current India captain Shri Virat Kohli wished the Prime Minister success in his pursuit of achieving his missions for the country.

PM Modi invites ideas for his speech in Houston


Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has sought ideas from the people for his speech on this Sunday at Houston in the United States.

In a tweet, Shri Modi said, he will refer to some of them during his remarks. He said, there is great enthusiasm towards the Howdy Modi programme in Houston.

He urged the people to express their thoughts on the special open forum on the NaMo application.

Shri Modi expressed delight that US President Donald Trump will join him in the India community programme at Houston.

Shri Modi on Monday said he is looking forward to join the Indian origin community in welcoming the US President at the programme.

PM greets engineers on Engineers’ Day; pays tributes to M. Visvesvaraya on his birth anniversary


The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted engineers on Engineers’ Day. The Prime Minister also paid tributes to Sir M. Visvesvaraya on his birth anniversary.

“Engineers are synonymous with diligence and determination. Human progress would be incomplete without their innovative zeal. Greetings on Engineers Day and best wishes to all hardworking engineers. Tributes to the exemplary engineer Sir M. Visvesvaraya on his birth anniversary”, the Prime Minister said.

Prime Minister welcomes President Donald. J.Trump’s participation in the Indian Community Program in Houston on September 22


Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, expressed delight at the news of President of the United States of America, Donald. J. Trump, joining the special community program, ‘Howdy Modi’, in Houston, Texas on September 22. Prime Minister said that U.S President’s participation signifies the special friendship between India and USA.

Terming President Trump’s participation in the event as a special gesture, Prime Minister said that it highlights the strength of the India-US bilateral relationship and recognition of the contribution of the Indian community to American society and economy.

Earlier today, White House had issued a press statement confirming Donald Trump’s participation in the event. Highlighting the importance of the event, the press statement noted, “It will be a great opportunity to emphasize the strong ties between the people of the United States and India, to reaffirm the strategic partnership between the world’s oldest and largest democracies, and to discuss ways to deepen their energy and trade relationship.”

Howdy Modi – Shared Dreams, Bright Futures’ is a community summit hosted by Texas India Forum, for Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, September 22 at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, USA. Over fifty thousand people are expected to attend the event.

Nine Lakh Youth from Pune have benefitted from MUDRA Scheme: Union Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar


Nine Lakh Youth from Pune have benefited from Mudra Scheme, schemes like Bharatnet, Ayushman Bharat, Pradhan Mantri Matrutv Vandana Yojana too are making rapid progress, said Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change and Information & Broadcasting, Shri Prakash Javadekar. He was speaking after the first meeting of District Development Co-ordination and Monitoring Committee (DISHA) in Pune, which took place today under the chairmanship of Shri Javadekar.

The Minister said, “Meetings of Disha are held to plan for the schemes, and monitor their execution. Mudra scheme is making rapid progress in the district and 9 lakh youths from district have been allotted loans worth Rs 8000 crore under it. Out of 58 railways stations in Pune division, 46 have been equipped with wifi facility. 5 Escalators too have been installed.”

 

Home Minister Amit Shah awards Rajbhasha Gaurav Puraskar and Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar on occasion of Hindi Divas Samaroh 2019


Home Minister Shri Amit Shah launched the E-Saral Hindi Vakya Kosh and E-Maha Shabda Kosh Mobile App, that aim to harness information technology for the growth of Hindi. He awarded Rajbhasha Gaurav Puraskar and Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar to government departments and public sector units respectively for their contribution to Hindi during the Hindi Divas Samaroh 2019  at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

Shri Shah said that while unity in diversity is India’s defining trait, a common language is needed as a culturally unifying factor. Shri Shah remarked that even Gandhi ji and Sardar Patel, who forged a united India, appealed to people to accept Hindi as the national language. Shri Shah lauded the work done by the Department of Official Language in popularizing Hindi, and appealed to citizens to work towards making Hindi the most widely used language in the world. Shri Shah also emphasized Hindi as a factor that unites India.

Shri Shah said that a country that forgets its language kills its cultural existence. Language connects us to the roots of the nation. Addressing the youth of India, Shri Shah called for introspection and said that if we lose our language, we will be cut off from our culture. He asserted that the richest languages of the world belong to India. The depth of Indian languages is unparalleled, because of the equally unparalleled depth of Indian culture.

PM Modi extends best wishes on the occasion of Hindi Diwas


Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated and extended best wishes to the people on the occasion of Hindi Diwas. In a tweet, he said, Hindi incorporated beautifully the aspects of simplicity, spontaneity and decency of the language in the expression.

Home Minister Amit Shah launches ‘Seva Saptah’ to mark birthday of PM Modi


BJP President and Home Minister Shri Amit Shah today launched a week-long programme ‘Seva Saptah’ to mark the birthday of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 17th of this month. He launched the campaign by joining cleanliness drive and distributing fruits among the patients at AIIMS in Delhi.

Three pledges will also be administrated among the people related to Swachata Abhiyan, save water and shunning single-use plastic. Exhibitions on Prime Minister Modi’s life journey and service works will also be organized.

 

Arjun Munda Launches Biggest Tribal Movement to promote tribal enterprise


Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Shri Arjun Munda launched the Biggest Tribal movement to promote tribal enterprise through Bamboonomics in the country which will be a beacon for the rest of the world. He launched the movement for combating desertification and the climate change at “The Indian Perspective through Bamboonomics” session at ‘COP 14 UNCCD : TRIFED-GIZ’ organized at Greater Noida Expo.

Shri Arjun Munda stated in his speech the importance of indigenous community in combating desertification and for environmental upgradation. He further said that tribal community has lived in a very eco-friendly manner for generations in and around the forest areas and they have never degraded the forest lands. So, their expertise and experience should be taken into consideration.

He said that the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has set the goal of additional 5 mha. under the Bonn Challenge and Ministry of Tribal Affairs and TRIFED would strive to support this national commitment. He met the Representatives from many countries and was requested by the Ministry of Agriculture, Benin and GIZ to attend and address their Bio Char Global Meet in November 2019.

Ayush Minister Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurates Unani and Siddha Centres at Safdarjung Hospital


Minister  of State (I/C) for AYUSH  Shri Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated an Unani Medical Centre and Siddha Clinical Research Unit at Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that the Government of India is taking special interest towards healthcare of the people through AYUSH systems of medicine and the Ministry of AYUSH will cater to 1.5 Lakhs Health & Wellness Centres across the country as part of Ayushman Bharat. Shri Naik informed that the Government has set a target of setting up 12,500 AYUSH Health & Wellness Centres across India, 4000 of which will be set up during this year. He hoped that the Unani Medical Centre and Siddha Clinical Research Unit will provide holistic healthcare through Unani and Siddha systems to the patients visiting Safdarjung Hospital from different parts of the country.

First 100 days of govt just a ‘trailer’ of a fast-paced film: PM Modi


Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has said that development and the fight against corruption and terrorism during the first 100 days of his second term is just a trailer of a fast-paced film. Addressing a public meeting in Ranchi yesterday, Shri  Modi promised more concrete steps in the future in this regard.

Prime Minister said those who thought they are above the law and above courts are now approaching courts praying for bail. Shri Modi said, development is our pledge and commitment and the country has never seen such acceleration in development. Prime Minister also described the BJP-led NDA government as ‘kaamdaar’ (work oriented) and ‘damdaar’ (strong).

He was speaking after launching Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana that will help small and marginal farmers by providing a minimum pension of 3,000 rupees per month on attaining the age of 60 years. Mr Modi also launched an ambitious pension scheme for shopkeepers – Pradhan Mantri Laghu Vyapari Maan Dhan Yojana.  Another ‘Swarojgar’ pension scheme was also rolled out for self-employed persons.

He also inaugurated a new building complex of Jharkhand Assembly, which will the first paperless Assembly in the country.

Prime Minister also inaugurated a multi-modal cargo terminal at Sahibganj, which will connect Bangladesh, Nepal and the North-East areas.

Prime Minister Launches Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana


In another major effort to secure the lives of the farmers, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi  launched the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana at Ranchi, Jharkhand.

The Scheme shall secure the lives of 5 Crore Small and Marginal Farmers by providing a minimum pension of Rs 3000 per month, to those who attain 60 years of age.

Prime Minister also launched the National Pension Scheme for the Traders and The Self-Employed.

The scheme aims at providing a minimum assured pension of Rs 3000, to small traders and self – employed after attaining the age of 60 Years. Around 3 Crore Small traders would be benefited from the scheme.

PM stated that the electoral promise of a strong government that will fulfill your aspirations is delivered.

“I said that every farmer family of the country will get the benefit of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi after the formation of the new government. Today, more than 21 thousand crore rupees have been deposited in the accounts of about six and a half crore farmer families of the country. There are also 8 lakh farmer families of Jharkhand, in whose account about two hundred and fifty crores have been deposited.”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated “Development is our priority as well as commitment. Our government is trying to provide a shield of social security to every Indian.”

The Prime Minister exhorted the country to reduce the usage of Single-Use Plastic.

Referring to the Swachhata Hi Seva Programme launched on the 11th September 2019, the Prime Minister said, “The Swachhata Hi Seva campaign has started in the country. Under this campaign, by October 2, we have to collect single-use plastic in our homes, schools, offices. On October 2, the day of Gandhiji’s 150th birth anniversary, we have to remove that plastic pile”.