He also inaugurated the first phase of the Bastar Internet scheme under which a 40,000-km-long network of fibre optics cable would be spread across the seven districts of the tribal region namely - Bijapur, Narayanpur, Bastar, Kanker, Kondagaon, Sukma and Dantewada. PM Modi said the Ayushman Bharat scheme is not limited to providing a health service, but also invites inputs from society too.
The prime minister was inaugurating the B R Ambedkar memorial at Alipur Road. Prime Minister said Government will build 1.5 lakh Health & Welfare Centres across districts. The communities, which were denied their rights, have woken up now.
"At the suggestion of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be making a brief stopover in Berlin on 20 April after completing his visits to Sweden and the United Kingdom". It is the duty of the government to take care of your rights. But at least think about those who are leading them.
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He said over 100 districts in the country including Chattisgarh's Bijapur were backward even 70 years after the Independence.
Chhattisgarh now boasts of over 11,583 VLEs who are working at the Gram Panchayat level across the 27 districts of the State.
CM Singh and Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda, who were standing close to Modi, were also taken aback and joined the gathering in applauding him.
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Modi's act was applauded by the people gathered as he walked up to the tribal woman and helped her wear the new pair of slippers.. PM Modi inaugurated a new rail line and a passenger train.
It was the Prime Minister's fourth visit to Chhattisgarh, where assembly elections are due later in the year.
On the 127th birth anniversary of Bhimrao Ambedkar, Prime Minister on Saturday invoked the Dalit icon multiple times in a speech in the Maoist-hit Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. "They are not residents of your state, keep themselves safe but get your children killed", Modi said.
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