Borders more secure than in 2014; surgery, air strikes our pride: Prime Minister – Jammu and Kashmir latest news | Tourism

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking to ‘Garib Kalyan Sammelan’ in Shimla on Tuesday. (UNITED)

Modi talks about tourism in Ladakh during an interaction
* Central diet beneficiary Tashi Tundup hails government

Sanjeev Pargal

JAMMU, May 31: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke today about the growth of tourism in the Union Territory of Ladakh as he interacted with the beneficiary of the Prime Minister’s Awas Yojana (PMAY) UT.
Modi also referred to India’s security problems before 2014, but said the country now took pride in surgical and airstrikes, a reference to such strikes carried out by the Indian army and air force. against Pakistan following the terrorist attacks in Uri and Pulwama.
During a rally at Shimla’s Ridge Maidan to mark the eighth anniversary of his appointment as Prime Minister, Modi also interacted with beneficiaries of various central programmes.
He said: “Now our borders are more secure than they were before 2014. Before 2014, there were always concerns about the security of the country. Today, the nation takes pride in surgical and airstrikes.
“Today the government does not govern, it exists to serve the people,” he added.
Earlier in his interaction with Ladakh beneficiary Tashi Tundup, Modi spoke about the arrival of tourists to the union territory and his experience with government programs.
The Prime Minister hired Tundup’s services as an army man.
Tundup said he had no problem getting the benefits of a program like Awas Yojana from the Prime Minister, toilets, gas hookups and agriculture.
Modi inquired about the weather and the number of tourists in Ladakh and the welfare of Tashi Tundup.
“Tourists are coming in large numbers,” Tundup remarked
He thanked Prime Minister for Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), Prime Minister Awas Yojana and other central programs.
Asked by the Prime Minister about his life, Tundup said earlier that he used to face problems as he had no house of his own but now lived in the pucca house which has a bathroom. bath and other facilities.
The house was built under Prime Minister Awas Yojana.
Modi praised Tundup for his love and devotion to the military and asked if he faced any problems in getting benefits from the central regime.
“No, I didn’t encounter any problems. I learned about the existence of the central regimes through television channels, then I received the directives. The administration just inquired about my land and gave me funds for the construction work,” Tundup said during his interaction with the Prime Minister.
He expressed his gratitude to the Modi.
Shortly after the Prime Minister’s interaction, Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh RK Mathur tweeted, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with beneficiaries across the country through various programs during #GaribKalyanSammelan. Beneficiaries from Ladakh joined the session from SSK Leh and Auditorium Hall Kargil”.
Lt. Governor RK Mathur along with CEC Leh and MP Ladakh attended the session with Ladakh beneficiaries who shared their stories of how these flagship programs have helped them and expressed their gratitude to the Prime Minister.
The tweet states that LG Ladakh has also interacted with local beneficiaries and said that Indian government programs are aimed at uplifting poorer sections of society and Ladakh administration is striving to reach 100 saturation. % for all eligible recipients in the current fiscal year. .
The PTI adds: The Prime Minister said that after taking office, his government removed nine crores of false names from the list of beneficiaries of various schemes.
“Whether it is Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana or scholarships or any other program, we have eradicated the extent of corruption through the direct transfer of benefits.
“We have transferred over Rs 22 lakh crore to the bank accounts of beneficiaries of various schemes through Direct Transfer of Benefits,” the prime minister said.
He claimed that poverty was on the decline in the country and even international agencies admitted it.
Modi said that before 2014 there were reports of various scams, but now his government’s development programs and zero tolerance against corruption are being discussed.
Prior to 2014, corruption was seen as an essential part of government, he alleged.
On the measures taken by his government to fight the COVID pandemic, the Prime Minister said that almost 200 million doses of the vaccine have been administered in India so far.
India has exported COVID vaccines to various countries and the Baddi industrial unit in Himachal Pradesh has played a vital role in manufacturing these shots, he told the rally.
“Now India is extending a hand of friendship not under duress but to help others as it has been done by providing COVID vaccines to several countries,” the Prime Minister added.

Previous post“The government cheated the reserved categories”
Next postShri Baba Jug Dev Sathan’s annual yatra ends

The main daily newspaper in Jammu and Kashmir, India

Christine E. Phillips