PM Modi presents a pair of slippers to a tribal woman

PM to launch first health and wellness centre in Chhattisgarh

PM to launch first health and wellness centre in Chhattisgarh

He said that those who have been left behind in the race of development are now seeking their rightful place in the country.

Prime Minister Modi said that the Constitution protects the rights of the downtrodden.

The PM reiterated that the Centre is committed to fulfil the aspirations of the people of the region and is working on a series of development projects including construction of roads, a steel plant, airport and railway corridors in Bastar and adjoining areas.

"The PM will address a public gathering at Jangla and then proceed to Jagdalpur from where he will leave by an Air Force plane for New Delhi at around 4pm", the official said.

"I seek to remove the "backward" label from the 115 districts and call them Aspirational Districts", said the PM.

Under the Ayushman Bharat Scheme, the government aims to open 1.5 lakh health and wellness centre by 2022, which would be equipped to treat a host of diseases, including blood pressure, diabetes, cancer and old-age illness.

The insurance scheme was approved by the Union Cabinet on March 21 with budgetary support of Rs 10,500 crore.

According to Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant, Modi is the first Prime Minister to visit Bijapur.

Modi, the first prime minister to visit Bijapur, one of the 27 districts of Chattisgarh, also inaugurated the first phase of the Bastar Internet scheme, which will connect seven tribal districts in the state's Maoist belt to the broadband world via 40,000km of fibre optic cable.

Bijapur (Chhattisgarh) [India], Apr. 14 (NT): Follwing the fourth Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday presented a pair of slippers to a tribal woman in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur city to observe the 127th birth anniversary of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar.

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