Source: News Bharati English11 Aug 2016 20:25:21

New Delhi, August 11: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday welcomed village Pradhans from the Varanasi Parliamentary constituency at his residence in New Delhi. PM had talks with them on a wide variety of issues and encouraged them to work for the betterment society.

This was the third such group from Varanasi Parliamentary Constituency to meet the Prime Minister. During the interaction, the Prime Minister encouraged the Pradhans to generate greater awareness among the people in their villages about Central Government schemes such as soil health card scheme, Pradhan Mantri fasal bima yojana and Pradhan Mantri ujjwala yojana.

PM also had an interaction with a group of people, belonging to the tribal communities, from Dahod in Gujarat. PM Modi motivates village Pradhans to work towards cleanliness, eliminate any discrimination between daughters and sons.

PM also urged each pradhan (head) to resolve to undertake specific development initiatives during his or her tenure, which would result in a lasting legacy, it added. PM also encourages them to work towards ensuring attendance of children in schools.