Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi visited Karnataka on 25th March, 2023. Shri Modi inaugurated Sri Madhusudan Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research at Chikkaballapur and addressed a huge gathering. He also inaugurated the Whitefield (Kadugodi) to Krishnarajapura Metro Line of Bangalore Metro and took a ride in the new metro.
Addressing the huge gathering, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi noted that Chikballapur is the birthplace of one of the architects of modern India, Sir M M Visvesvaraya and expressed gratitude for getting the opportunity to pay tribute at his Samadhi and visit his museum.
The Prime Minister called Satya Sai Gram a wonderful model of service. He lauded the mission being undertaken by the institution through education and health initiatives. He said today’s inauguration of the medical college has further strengthened this mission.
PM inaugurates Whitefield to Krishnarajapura Metro Line
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the Whitefield (Kadugodi) to Krishnarajapura Metro Line of Bangalore Metro on 25th March. He also took a ride in the newly inaugurated metro.
Shri Narendra Modi referred to the nation’s resolution to be a developed nation during the Amrit Kaal and people’s curiosity about accomplishing such a mammoth resolution in such a short time. “There is just one answer; a strong, resolute and resourceful answer i.e. Sabka Prayas. This is going to be surely realized by the effort of every countryman”, he said.
He highlighted the role of social and religious institutions in the journey of achieving ‘Viksit Bharat’ and the great tradition of saints, ashrams and mutts. These social and religious bodies, along with faith and spiritual aspects, have been empowering the poor, Dalits, backwards and Adivasis. “Work done by your institute strengthens the spirit of ‘Sabka Prayas’, “the Prime Minister said.
Highlights of the speech
–In the last nine years, the Prime Minister mentioned that the number of medical seats in the country has doubled.
–He noted that the number of doctors produced by the country in the next 10 years will be the same as the number of doctors produced in India since the time of independence.
–Underlining that Karnataka is also reaping the benefits of the development carried out in the country, the Prime Minister informed that the state is home to roughly 70 medical colleges in the country.
–He informed about the decision taken to develop more than 150 nursing institutions in the country as part of this year’s Budget and said that it will create new opportunities for the youth in the nursing sector.
–He emphasized that the present government took notice of this concern of the poor and resolved it with the Ayushman Bharat Yojana which has opened the doors of hospitals for poor families.
–BJP government works for the welfare of the poor
–The Government has guaranteed free treatment up to Rs 5 lakh to the poor.
–We are giving top priority to mothers and sisters in health-related policies.
–The Prime Minister congratulated CM Shri Bommai and his team for setting up more than 9,000 health and wellness centers in the state.
–The Prime Minister praised the Karnataka government for strengthening and empowering ANM and ASHA workers.
Chief Minister of Karnataka, Shri Basvaraj Bommai, Chairman of Sri Satya Sai Sanjeevani Center for Child Heart Care, Dr. C Srinivas, and Sadguru Sri Madhusudan Sai were present on the occasion among others.