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PM Modi addresses Kisan Morcha karyakartas of BJP, says able women given important portfolios in Cabinet

PM Narendra Modi is addressing the office bearers and karyakartas of Karnataka's Bharatiya Janata Party Mahila Morcha through Namo App via video bridge.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: May 21, 2018 13:33 IST ]
PM Modi addresses Kisan Morcha Karyakartas of BJP through

PM Modi addresses Kisan Morcha Karyakartas of BJP through 'Narendra Modi App'

Addressing the office bearers and karyakartas of Karnataka's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Mahila Morcha through Namo App, PM Narendra Modi on Friday said that the country was marching from 'women's development to women lead development.'

"Our country is marching from women's development to women lead development and this is what our party strongly believes in," said the prime minister.

"Able women have been given important portfolios in our Cabinet," he further added.

PM NARENDRA MODI ADDRESSED BJP's MAHILA MORCHA WORKERS: HERE ARE THE HIGHLIGHTS

#About 9 crore women have benefited from the MUDRA (a micro-business financing scheme) scheme so far. Under the yojana, 12 crore loans have been allocated out of which more than 70 per cent of the beneficiaries are women. They are not only self-employed but are also employing others.

#We increased maternity leave for women to six months. Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana was started, more than 19 thousand crore has been deposited under this scheme. We have organised 4 lakh free health check-ups and free vaccination of nearly 10 lakh women and children were done in Karnataka.

#Our country is moving from women's development to women lead development and this is what our party strongly believes in.

#On May 2, the prime minister directly interacted with members of BJP's Kisan Morcha through the medium of Namo App. Prior to that on April 26, he directly interacted with party's elected public representatives.

#PM Modi also had interaction with the BJP MPs, MLAs and public representatives on the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti.

#The prime minister interacted with lakhs of Twitter followers on the occasion of BJP's establishment day.

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