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Govt to launch Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan today


New Delhi: In an endeavour to strengthen Panchayati Raj in villages and ensure social harmony, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today launch Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan on the 125th birth anniversary of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar.

The eleven day campaign will focus on generating nationwide efforts on promoting rural development and fostering farmers’ progress.

Prime Minister Modi will kick start the campaign at Ambedkar’s ancestral village Mhow in Madhya Pradesh.

According to sources, the campaign will be run jointly by the ministries of Rural Development, Agriculture, Social Justice, Labour and Information and Broadcasting, along with the states.

The campaign will focus on issues pertaining to rural development, improving farmers’ income, SC and ST welfare and social harmony.

On this platform village farmer assemblies will be organised to promote agriculture by providing information to farmers about various schemes of the government such as Fasal Bima Yojana and Soil Health Card scheme.

On April 19, a national meeting focusing on Panchayat and tribal development will be held at Vijaywada.

Gram sabha meetings will take place from April 21 to 24 across the country.

Prabhat Pheris will be held in villages and sanitation cultural and sports programme will also be held.

Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan will conclude on Panchayati Raj Diwas on April 24 with address of the Prime Minister to all gram sabhas from Jamshedpur through radio and televison.(ANI)

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