PM holds virtual dialogue with Rubina Bi of Dewas

  • My dream is to make 2 crore Didis of country lakhpati, says Modi; CM joins through VC

Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that it is my dream is that at least 2 crore Didis among the women associated with self-help groups in the country become lakhpati. If the women of the villages are prosperous then the country will become prosperous. Only the confidence of the mothers and sisters of the country is going to make the country self-reliant. Prime Minister Modi virtually interacted with Smt. Rubina Bi of Dewas district in Madhya Pradesh through VC in the Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra programme. Prime Minister Modi talked to Mrs. Rubina Bi about her life struggle, benefits received from the government schemes and the achievements. Chief Minister Dr. Yadav joined in the programme through VC at the Mantralaya.

Started selling clothes through hawking

Smt. Rubina told PM Modi that she joined the self-help group of Livelihood Mission in the year 2017. She was the first in the group to take a loan of Rs 5 thousand and started selling clothes through hawking. Income from selling clothes started increasing. After this, she bought a Maruti van by obtaining loan from the group and the bank and started selling clothes and cutlery items from village to village. When her financial situation improved, she took a loan from the bank and bought a Tavera car, which also provided employment to her son. After profiting from Maruti and Tavera, Rubina Bi opened a readymade clothes shop in Dewas. Today she is earning an income of Rs 20 to 25 thousand. Her husband is engaged in the work of goat rearing, sons operate Tavera and van and she runs a clothes shop. Besides, she is also working as CRP in Livelihood Mission. Prime Minister Modi greeted Smt. Rubina for her struggle in life and her spirit of continuously moving ahead. He also motivated Smt. Rubina to provide higher education to her daughters and move ahead.

Prime Minister Modi said that Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra is being conducted across the country with the aim of ensuring efforts to take the major schemes of the government to the last mile. With this, the benefits of these schemes will reach all the targeted beneficiaries in a time bound manner. Prime Minister Modi said that Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra should be made a festival of village-to-village development, those who do not have their own houses should get houses, those who did not get gas cylinders should get cylinders and those who were deprived of health services due to some reason they should get Ayushman card. In this way, every eligible person and family should get the benefits of all the schemes of the Government of India. Prime Minister Modi also interacted with the beneficiaries of Uttarakhand, Tripura, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu.


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