Mukhyamantri Matrushakti Yojana Launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi – The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi participated in Gujarat Gaurav Abhiyan at Vadodara. during his visit, He inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of development projects worth Rs 21,000 crores. Chief Minister Shri Bhupendrabhai Patel, Union and State Ministers, People’s representatives and other dignitaries were also present.
- PM Modi started his day by seeking blessings from his mother who entered her 100th year and inaugurated the redeveloped temple of Shree Kalika Mata at Pavagadh Hill.
- PM Modi also prayed for the country and asked the goddess for strength to serve the country and the realisation the country’s pledges in the Amrit Kaal.
- 21000 crore rupees worth of projects will help in strengthing the conception of India’s development through Gujarat’s development.
- Many of these projects are related to the health, nutrition and empowerment of women, he said.
Mukhyamantri Matrushakti Yojana:
- The Prime Minister dedicated and laid the foundation stone of various Railway projects worth over Rs 16,000 crores including 357 Km long New Palanpur – Madar Section of Dedicated Freight Corridor; Gauge Conversion of 166 Km long Ahmedabad–Botad Section; electrification of 81 Km long Palanpur – Mitha Section.
- A total of 1.38 lakh houses will be dedicated by the Prime Minister, including houses worth around Rs 1,800 crore in urban areas and houses worth over Rs 1,530 crores in rural areas under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.
Mukhyamantri Matrushakti Yojana: Features
- Prime Minister launched ‘Mukhyamantri Matrushakti Yojana with a focus on improving maternal and child health. the ‘Mukhyamantri Matrushakti Yojana will have an outlay of Rs 800 crores.
- Under the scheme, pregnant and lactating mothers will be given 2 kg of chickpeas, 1 kg of tur dal and 1 kg of edible oil free of cost from Anganwadi Centres every month.
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