Odisha: It’s Modi’s guarantee that every poor family in India will have a pucca house : PM

Sambalpur (Odisha), Feb 3 (UNI) The recent budget has provided a guarantee for the development of all sections of people in the country, more particularly the poor people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted on Saturday.

Addressing a massive gathering at “Guarantee Samavesh’ at Remed Ground, on the outskirts of this Western Odisha town, he said “Modi’s Guarantee means Guarantee Pura Hone Ki Guarantee”.

The PM said “Modi Ki Guarantee will ensure that every poor family in the country will have a pucca house.

He said over 4 crore poor families have been provided with pucca houses in the country and the centre had announced to construct 2 crore more pucca houses for the poor in the budget, he said.

The BJP government at the centre, Modi said, has been working day and night to ensure that each poor family in the country will have a pucca house.

The Prime Minister said his government’s priority is how to raise the income level of the poor and the farmers. The interim budget presented recently in the parliament, he said, was aimed at empowering the poor, women, youths and others.

This budget, Modi said, gives guarantees for everybody’s development.

He said about 40 lakhs farmers from Odisha have got direct benefit under the PM Kisan Saman Nidhi, The government has transferred Rs 30,000 to each farmer’s account and ensured hike in MSP.

The Prime Minister said before 2014,the Congress government had procured paddy worth Rs.36,000 crore from the farmers in the state but during the last ten years of the BJP government the farmers have got Rs 1.10 lakh crore towards MSP.

He came down heavily on Congress for neglecting the tribals and using them as their vote bank but the BJP government, Modi said, had given them prominence and increased the budget allocation for development of the tribal areas during the last ten years.

The PM said it is the BJP which has recognised the tribal community and made Droupadi Murmu as President of India.

The entire world was listening carefully when she addressed the Parliament three days back but it was the congress and their allies “ who insulted the entire tribal community and the people of Odisha by insulting Droupadi Murmu Ji.

The BJP government, he said, is taking all steps to r empower the fishermen in the country.

Modi said today is a very significant day for Odisha as infrastructure projects worth approximately Rs 70,000 crores are launched in the sectors of education, railway, roads, electricity and petroleum.

These projects in Odisha, the PM claimed will boost the energy sector involving natural gas, coal and power generation apart from important projects of road, railway and higher education sector.

The people of Odisha belonging to the poor section, labourers, working class, business owners and farmers among all other sections of society will reap the benefits of today’s development projects.

He further added that it will also create thousands of new employment opportunities for the youth of Odisha.

Odisha has greatly benefited from the policies made by the Central Government in the last 10 years, Modi said.

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