PM Modi at the Quad Leaders Summit. (Photo: ANI)
New Delhi: The Modi government on Monday completed its eight years at the Center for the service of the country. Narendra Modi took over the reins of the country as Prime Minister on May 26, 2014. When Modi took over the government, he faced many challenges, but he managed to overcome them and win the trust of his countrymen. After the challenges and the first five years of power, he returned with a landslide victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
The welfare schemes of the Modi government launched under his leadership played a ‘heroic’ role in his great victory. Here are eight government schemes that have strengthened its grip on ordinary people and those who promise ‘good days’.
Prime Minister Jan Dhan Yojana.
The Jan Dhan Yojana was launched by PM Narendra Modi on August 15, 2014. The purpose of this scheme was to connect every family in the country to the banking system. The government has been very successful in implementing this scheme on the ground.
More than 450 million bank accounts have been opened in the country so far under the Jan Dhan Yojana. Through this scheme, all the subsidies received from the central government now go directly to the beneficiary’s bank account, which has helped them to get rid of the brokers. Relief money was sent to these women’s bank accounts during the Corona crisis.
Prime Minister Awas Yojna.
Under the Prime Minister’s Housing Scheme, suitable houses were provided to those who have unfinished houses and belong to urban or rural areas. Under the scheme, people were given loans at low cost with subsidy for a period of 20 years to repay the loan. The scheme was launched in 2015. Under the scheme, the government has set a target of constructing 20 million houses in rural areas by 2022.
Pardhan Mantri Kisan Saman Yojna.
The scheme was launched by PM Modi on December 1, 2018. The purpose of this scheme was to help the farmers of the country. Through this, the Modi government of the Center deposits an installment of Rs. 2,000 in the accounts of the farmers every four months.
Thus, a total of Rs. 6,000 is sent to farmers’ accounts in a year. The money is transferred directly to the farmers’ bank accounts. At present about 11.74 crore are beneficiaries of this scheme.
Prime Minister Madras Yojana.
Under this scheme, cashless health insurance up to Rs. 500,000 is being provided to BPL families. According to the government, 500 million people from 100 million families in the country will benefit from this scheme. PM Modi said that 1300 serious diseases would be treated not only in government but also in private hospitals. The Modi government’s scheme is being lauded all over the world.
Prime Minister Bima Yojna.
The central government had launched the Prime Minister’s Protection Insurance Scheme to protect compatriots. This plan is basically a personal accident insurance plan that provides protection against death or disability due to an accident.
People between the ages of 18 and 70 can benefit from this scheme. Under this plan, cover up to Rs. 2 lakhs is available by paying only Rs. 12 per annum premium. On the other hand, by paying Rs.
Prime Minister Gharib Kalyan Anna Yojna.
The scheme was started by Prime Minister Modi during the Corona era. The central government’s aim with this scheme is to ensure that no one goes to bed hungry in the country.
The government claims that about 800 million people are benefiting from the Pradhan Mantri Gharib Kalyan Yojana. All ration card holders in the country are taking advantage of this. Through this scheme more than 5 kg of grain is given to each citizen.
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