Prime Minister Narendra Modi today interacted with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators through Narendra Modi App. During the interaction, PM Modi urged BJP MPs and MLAs to focus on rural development to strengthen 'gram swaraj' and invited suggestions to celebrate 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
During the interaction, PM Modi took questions from MLAs of different states on various issues including better implementation of central schemes related to employment generation, skill development, LPG gas connections, Ayush Bharat, Swachhata Abhiyan and others.
Here are the Highlights:
Watch PM Modi's interaction with BJP MPs, MLAs here:
11:55 am: Each MLA should undertake at least one developmental work for villages under them, this will take villages forward: PM
11:52 am: We want wellness centres for villages, so that the people residing in villages can avail the best medicinal facilities: PM
11:51 am: The rates of medicines have come down under the medical benefits that we have provided in the country, this is Modi care: PM
11:50 am: Focus on education to children, opportunities for youth and medicine for elderly: PM Modi to BJP legislators
11:45 pm: The development of villages is not the work of only the budget or the government, people residing in villages also need to be aware of their rights and duties: PM
11:42 am: The biggest strength of any village is its unity. A problem being faced by one person of a village is a problem for all: PM
11:38 am: We need to highlight that the recommendations of the Swaminathan Commission on MSP have been implemented so that the farmers can benefit from it: PM
11:37 am: We need to educate the farmers of our country on how to utilise the agricultural wastes: PM
11:36 am: PM Modi to BJP legislators: Organise workshops on latest farming techniques in villages
11:36 am: Our farmers are unaware of a number of agricultural facts today and we need to organise campaigns to educate them: PM
11:31 am: BJP leaders should be involved in every work that is being undertaken in the society, for the welfare of all: PM
11:30 am: Nobody wants money without hard work, so there should be enough employment opportunities for everyone: PM
11:29 am: We need to focus on kaushal vikas (talent development), Mudra Yojna is helping do that, 11 crore people have already been helped: PM Modi
11:28 am: I have realised that the women in self-help groups are coming up with new employment opportunities in various sectors: PM
11:28 am: Mode of earning living in rural India are transforming, we need to connect our ground capabilities with mainstream economic systems: PM
11:26 am: I went to UK recently and programs were organised there on various issues. I am glad I was a part of such important events: PM
11:22 am: PM Modi invites suggestions for the celebrations of 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi with focus on Swachhta Abhiyan, 'Suggestions from rural MLAs are more powerful', says PM Modi
11:20 am: Since the programme for LPG connection started in 1955, only 13 crore families got LPG gas connection but since 2014 we have given gas connections to 10 crore families: PM Modi
11:19 am: Invest energy in the last days of Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (April 14 - May 16) to bring transformation: PM Modi
11:13 am: Was overwhelmed by the feedback on Ambedkar Jayanti: PM Modi to BJP legislators
11:10 am: PM Modi encourages BJP leaders to increases social presence. 'Will take out 10-15 mins of personal time to interact with workers in the areas of the leaders who have more than 3 lakh Twitter followers', he said.
11:00 am: PM Modi begins interaction with BJP legislators
10:45 am: PM Modi to address BJP legislators across the nation through NaMo app at 11 am
10:40 am: The prime minister will do a video interaction with BJP MPs and MLAs through 'Narendra Modi App', the party said on social media. According to sources, all the party MLAs and MPs have been informed to download the NaMo App, if they don't have it already, and keep their phones free today for the video call.
10:30 am: PM Modi is expected to seek feedback from his party legislators on Centre governments schemes, among other things. He is also likely to discuss strategy for the upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections.
10:15 am: "Looking forward to connecting with my valued colleagues from all over India during this unique interaction," PM Modi tweeted yesterday.
Looking forward to connecting with my valued colleagues from all over India during this unique interaction. https://t.co/MzE9hVv6vN— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 21, 2018
10:00 am: Earlier, PM Modi had addressed his partymen through an audio bridge on April 11, wherein he had urged them to observe a day-long fast against the parliament washout.