PM Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the UN General Assembly and mentioned that greater than 36 crore folks in India have an insurance coverage safety scheme – one thing they couldn’t think about in the previous.
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 25, 2021 10:03 PM IST
Addressing the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked about an “all-inclusive” and (*43*) improvement. He said that in the course of the last seven years, greater than 43 crore folks have been included into the banking system, who had been disadvantaged of the power earlier.
“Today over 36 crore people have an insurance security scheme (Bima Suraksha Kavach) who could not imagine this earlier,” PM Modi informed the UN General Assembly.
He additional said that India has provided remedy to greater than “50 crore people and connected them with quality healthcare service.” (*7*) the Prime Minister added.
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While highlighting the varied flagship initiatives undertaken by the Indian authorities for its residents, PM Modi mentioned that the modern-day definition of Antyodaya is one the place no particular person is left behind. “It is with this principle that India today is moving forward on integrated development,” PM Modi added.
Speaking concerning the difficulty of polluted water, the Prime Minister mentioned that it doesn’t solely plague India however the whole world, particularly the “poor and developing countries.” “In order to address this challenge, we are carrying out a very big campaign to ensure clean piped water to more than 17 crore homes,” PM Modi mentioned throughout his UNGA speech.
PM Modi’s UN speech lined a number of essential issues ranging between the continued coronavirus illness (Covid-19) pandemic to the Afghanistan disaster as a result of nation’s recapture by the Islamist militant group Taliban.
Following his speech, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda took to Twitter to hail the “most popular world leader” and mentioned that PM Modi spoke like a real “statesman.” “His speech is going to make 130 crore Indians of the country proud,” Nadda wrote in Hindi.
PM Modi, who addressed the UNGA throughout his three-day US go to – which marked his first in-person go to to the States after US President Joe Biden took cost, is scheduled to move again to India tonight.
(With inputs from ANI)