Government working to uplift all sections in Jharkhand: PM Modi
New Delhi : Inaugurating multiple projects, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the NDA government is working towards the development of all sections in Jharkhand.
"Three medical colleges have been inaugurated in Dumka, Palamu and Hazaribag. The state had just three such colleges so far. Now with the addition of three more, students won't have to travel far to study medicine. Also, people can avail medical facilities at ease," he said.
He also launched the gift milk scheme, talking about it he said that the students will now get an improved nutritional standard in the school.
The prime minister also congratulated the farmers on receiving financial assistance to buy smartphones.
"The farmers can now get regular updates on climate, learn about modern farming techniques and find out about government initiatives," he said.
"Jharkhand has witnessed the launch of Ayushman Bharat health scheme last year. Lakhs of families across the country have benefitted from the scheme, including 57,000 people in Jharkhand," he stated.
Modi asserted that the central government has been taking initiatives to supply clean drinking water to all homes in Jharkhand.
"Health is directly related to cleanliness and sanitation. In the last four-and-a-half years, the Centre has spent thousands of crores (of rupees) to launch 350 projects for supplying clean drinking water. Today, I have laid foundation of 11 such projects to ensure that people receive clean water," he maintained.