Welfare schemes reaching students, real beneficiaries: Priya Sethi
BJP’s resolve is to uplift marganalised sections of society: Ashok Koul
Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture, Tourism, Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks Priya Sethi asked her party colleagues and party workers to recognize changing political landscape of the country and join people in non-political activities aimed at welfare of society. She was speaking at a simple yet impressive function organised to distribute tricycles to handicap wherein she also distributed window pensions to the beneficiaries here.
Priya Sethi said a ‘New India’ is being built and by 2022 and programmes like Digital India, health & nutrition, education & skill development are all aimed at making a strong nation. She asserted party workers and leaders at block levels to let common people know about such achievements. She said that programmes and policies of State as well as Central Government must be brought into the notice of commoners so that they reach actual beneficiaries especially women.
During this programme which was well attended Priya Sethi distributed scooties purchased out of her Constituency Development Scheme fund (CDF).She informed that till date about 200 widows and aged women have been provided with pension under social welfare schemes. She asked party workers present on the occasion to identify the deserving persons and apprise them about such schemes so that help is extended to genuine and deserving beneficiaries. The state government, she said is having ample funds for such schemes which will be distributed amongst beneficiaries after completion of needed formalities.
Various families benefitted for Rs. 20,000 each under national family benefit scheme also thanked Priya sethi for her efforts and initiatives.
Priya Sethi while apprising those present at the function about schemes said that National Social Assistance Programme, Integrated Social Security Schemes, pre and post-matric scholarship Schemes for minority students, Aam Aadmi Bima Yojna and Prosthetic Aid are all aimed at helping needy and deserving. People must educate underprivileged sections of society and make them avail such schemes, she said.
BJP general secretary Ashok Koul in his address said,”our resolve is to reach last man in village and remotest part of the country and bring him/her under the ambit of social welfare schemes. Appreciating effort of minister of rate for education Priya Sethi, he said this is for the first time under her dynamic leadership that actual beneficiaries are getting their due share. He added that Prime Miniser Narendra Modi is working to uplift common persons who till date were deprive of their rights.
MLA, East Rajesh Gupta,State BJP Vice President Yudhvir Sethi, district president Baldev Singh and other BJP Leaders present included Ravi Singh, Ram Parsad, Govind Sareen, Anil Masoom, Vinay Gupta,Prof Sham Gupta, Arun Sethi, Sunny Sehgal, Rajesh Dogra, Ashok Gupta, Ramesh Gupta, Rinku Kohli, Rekha Mahajan, Neeru Anand, Sharda, Saroj Mahajan, and Sangeeta Anand besides ADC Jammu Kanta Devi, District Social Welfare Officer Supriya Kohli and Tehsil Social Welfare Officer Vikrant were also present on the occasion.
The minister of state for education also said that it’s because of credible, accountable and a transparent coalition Government in the state that a substantial change is already underway which is going to make J&K State self reliant. Priya Sethi said this is for the first time in the history of India that women are being treated well and instead of considering them as mere vote banks provided with ample opportunities to live an honorable life. She further added that More than one crore women have so far been benefited from the Narendra Modi government’s Mudra scheme that facilitates enterprises in the unorganised sector.
The NDA government, she added completes three years in office and Mudra Yojna is one of the Modi government’s flagship schemes to benefit the poorer sections, alongside the Jan Dhan Yojna, the crop insurance for farmers, health insurance and accident insurance schemes.