PM addresses Garib Kalyan Sammelan in Shimla

Lauds Jai Ram Thakur Government for  its good work in Himachal

Shimla(QNN)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed Garib Kalyan Sammelan at historic Ridge Maidan Shimla. This programme marks the completion of eight years of the Central government led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and  was organized across the country at State Capitals, District Headquarters, and Krishi Vigyan Kendras.

The Prime Minister also released the 11th  installment of financial benefits under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme on the occasion by transferring an amount of around Rs. 21,000 crore to more than 10 crore beneficiary farmer families of the country.

The Prime Minister also interacted with the beneficiaries of (PM-KISAN) across the country.  He interacted with Tashi Tundup from Ladakh, Lalita Devi from Bihar, Pankaj Shani from West Tripura, Santoshi from Kalburgi of Karnataka,  Arvind from Mehsana Gujarat virtually and with Sama Devi of Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh actually at The Ridge Shimla.  

Addressing the gathering on the occasion, the Prime Minister expressed his happiness to be present in Himachal on this momentous occasion. He congratulated and wished the farmers as more than 10 crore farmers have received the money in their bank accounts through the PM Kisan scheme. He expressed happiness for releasing the financial benefits under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme nationwide from Shimla. He thanked the people for giving him the opportunity to serve 130 crore citizens

Prime Minister said that the contribution of every family of Himachal  in the armed forces was immense and added that the BJP  Government had implemented ‘One Rank One Pension’ and gave arrears to the ex-servicemen. He said that lakhs of family of Himachal have been benefited by this decision of the Union Government.