We have worked to bridge the urban

  • We have worked to bridge the urban-rural divide in the country.53 crore houses have been built under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.5 crore families were forced to live the life of 18th centuary without electricity. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) is being allocated ` 19,000 crore in BE 2019-20 as against ` 15,500 crore in RE 2018-19.To provide food grains at affordable prices to the poor and middle classes, about `1,70,000 crores were spent in the year 2018-19 which is almost double the amount of ` 92,000 crores spent in the year 2013-14. 15. This has resulted into a savings of approximately ` 50,000 crore per year in electricity bills of poor and middle class families.. We launched the world’s largest healthcare programme, Ayushman Bharat, to provide medical treatment to nearly 50 crore people. Under ‘Saubhagya Yojna’, we provided free electricity connection to almost every household.The Aspirational Districts Programme is providing targeted development to the 115 most backward districts of the country.


    Under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, construction of rural roads has been tripled. Earlier, a poor man used to be in dilemma whether to fulfil daily needs of the family or save the life of an ailing member. In mission mode, we have provided 143 crore LED bulbs with the participation of private sector. I am happy to announce setting up of new the 22nd AIIMS in Haryana.80 lakh habitations out of a total of 17. 14 of these 21 AIIIMS have been announced since 2014. Farmer’s progress and Increase in IncomeMadam Speaker, our hard working farmers were not getting the full value of their produce. Already close to 10 lakh patients have benefited for medical treatment which would have cost them ` 3,000 crore through free treatment made available under the scheme. There was time when a child used to reach school after walking on a foot trail, today the situation has changed and a bus can reach her/his village During the period 2014-18, a total number of 1. This situation has deeply pained our Hon’ble Prime Minister.


    We ensured that everyone gets food and none goes to sleep hungry.84 lakh habitations have already been connected with pucca roads and work is going on to complete the rest very soon. Hon’ble Members in this August House, most of whom are from rural areas, will agree that several times in the past, only empty promises have been made to people living in our villages.Till the year 2014, about 2. `60,000 crores are being allocated for MGNREGA in BE 2019-Additional amount would be provided if required. Lakhs of poor and middle class people are also benefiting from reduction in the prices of essential medicines, cardiac stents and knee implants, and availability of medicines at affordable prices through Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Kendras.There are 21 AIIMS operating or being established in the country presently. The Government while maintaining the existing reservation for SC/ST/Other Backward Classes, have now ensured 10 per cent reservation in educational institutions and Government services for poors.Madam Speaker, past five years have seen massive scale up of health care. Our aim, is to provide urban facilities in villages while keeping the soul of rural life intact. By March, 2019, all willing families will get electricity connection. The programme has achieved notable results with improved performance on all indicators - health and nutrition, education, agriculture and water resources, financial inclusion and skill development. In these institutions, around 25 per cent extra China straight umbrella factory seats (approximately 2 lakh) will be provided so that, there is no shortfall of presently available/reserved seats for any class. During the last five years, we have undertaken targeted expenditure to improve their quality of life in all its dimensions