Today in New Delhi, India
Jul 19, 2019-Friday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -

Highlights|‘I am mazdoor No. 1,’ says PM, launches pension scheme for labourers

Narendra Modi in Gujarat Live updates: The prime minister started start his two-day visit from Jamnagar in Saurashtra region on Monday. He is scheduled to visit Adalaj, Gandhinagar and Vastral on Tuesday.

By HT Correspondent | Mar 05, 2019 13:50 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday visited the Annapurna Dham Trust in Adalaj, Gandhinagar where he laid the foundation stones of Shikshan Bhavan and Vidhyarthi Bhavan.

The prime minister, who is on a two-day visit to Gujarat, then visited Vastral where he launched PM-SYM, a voluntary and contributory pension scheme for workers in unorganised sector with a monthly income of up to Rs 15,000.

Here are the live updates:

1:28 pm IST

Opposition wants to get rid of me: PM Modi

Your sentry has become alert, we are eliminating agents....The opposition wants to get rid of me. This chowkidaar stands strong in his resolve. They want to remove Modi, I want to remove corruption. They want to strike Modi, I want to strike terrorism. They are busy forming a mahamilawat alliance

1:25 pm IST

21 crore people covered under two insurance schemes

Around 21crore people in the country covered under two insurance schemes --PM Surakasha Beema and PM Jeevan Jyoti Beema schemes; request you to help people working for you to join the pension scheme (launched today).

1:22 pm IST

Rs 3,000 per month assured income under pension scheme

We trust the labourers and the poor. Rs 3,000 per month assured income under Pradhan Mantri shram yojana

1:18 pm IST

Pension scheme touches lives of all sections of society

This pension scheme is the first programme since Independence that touches the lives of all sections of society. The people who were left to their fate can avail this scheme: PM Modi

1:13 pm IST

PM Modi hits out at Congress

The party which was in power before us ruled the country for years but neglected the poor. They thought poverty was a mental state, so you can guess why they never cared for the poor. Poverty is a result of poor decisions of such governments: PM Modi

1:08 pm IST

‘I am mazdoor number 1’: PM Modi

PM says, “I’m mazdoor number 1.”

1:01 pm IST

PM launched PM Shram Yogi Maan Dhan Yojana

Prime Minister launched the PM Shram Yogi Maan Dhan Yojana, a voluntary and contributory pension scheme at Vastral, Gujarat . The scheme is dedicated to around 42 crore workers and labourers of the country, says PM Modi.

11:01 am IST

Urge people of Gujarat to work on food processing: PM

I would urge the people of Gujarat to work on food processing. Such value addition will help both farmers and industries: PM Modi in Gandhinagar

10:55 am IST

‘Sardar Patel’s efforts towards cooperative sector won’t be forgotten’

Today at Annapurna Dham, we remember the great Sardar Patel. His efforts towards the cooperative sector will never be forgotten: PM

10:50 am IST

PM Modi pays homage to Maa Annapurna

Today we pay homage to Maa Annapurna. Annapurna Dham should give our society the strength to ensure there is gender equality and prosperity for everyone: PM

10:45 am IST

India has rich history of societies rising to the occasion: PM

India has a rich history of societies rising to the occasion and taking the lead when it comes to solving the challenges every era has faced. Communities have come together to improve irrigation and education. Several people have benefitted through these community efforts: PM

10:08 pm IST

PM to oversee online transfer of benefits to beneficiaries

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will oversee the online transfer of benefits to some beneficiaries and then distribute PM-SYM Pension Cards.

The scheme, announced in the Union Budget in February this year, will see each PM-SYM subscriber get a minimum assured pension of Rs 3000 per month after attaining the age of 60 years.