Prime Minister Narendra Modi
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PM Modi announced to start with the immediate effect of a big scheme like National Digital Health Mission giving health cards to every citizen. Apart from this, he also talked about a new cyber security policy regarding digitization happening in the country.
At the same time, for India struggling with the Corona crisis, the Prime Minister said that work is going on on three vaccines in the country, production will be expedited as soon as they are ready. Read, what 10 major announcements PM Modi made during his one and a half hour long speech …
The Prime Minister announced the biggest announcement from the ramparts of the Red Fort, the National Digital Health Mission. He told the people about this health mission. He said, another big campaign is going to start in the country from today. This is the National Digital Health Mission. The National Digital Health Mission will bring a new revolution in India's health sector. PM Modi said, now every Indian will be given a health card. Your every test, every disease, which doctor gave you which medicine, when, what were your reports, all this information will be contained in this one health ID.
(Read full news: WHAT IS NATIONAL DIGITAL HEALTH MISSION: An ID will contain all your health information
2. Submarine optical fiber for internet in the Lakshadweep
Prime Minister Modi told the country, in the next 1000 days, Lakshadweep will also be connected with submarine optical fiber cable. He said, there are more than 1300 islands in our country. Some of these islands are in the process of starting new development schemes, keeping in view their geographical location, their importance in the development of the country. It is worth noting that recently, optical fiber cables have also been provided in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
3. Optical fiber network will be laid for better access to Internet in villages
In order to provide internet facility in every village of the country, PM Modi announced to connect it with optical fiber. He said, before 2014, only 5 dozen panchayats in the country were connected with optil fiber. In the last five years, 1.5 lakh gram panchayats in the country have been connected with optical fiber. This goal will be met in the coming thousand days. In the coming 1000 days, every village in the country will be connected with optical fiber.
4. New Cyber Security Policy
Prime Minister Modi said, a new national cyber security strategy has been drafted in the country. India is alert, cautious and is taking decisions to counter these threats and is constantly developing new systems. The new cyber security policy will be introduced soon.
5. Corona Vaccine
Giving information on the Corona vaccine, Prime Minister Modi said, “Today, not one, not two, but three vaccines of Korana are currently under testing phase in India. As soon as scientists get the green signal, the country's preparation is also for mass production of those vaccines.
PM Modi announced the expansion of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) from the ramparts of the Red Fort. He said, now the expansion of NCC will be ensured to 173 border and coastal districts of the country. Under this campaign, special training will be given to about 1 lakh new NCC cadets. In this also, about one-third of the daughters will be given this special training.
7. Pollution Reduction Campaign
Prime Minister Modi discussed the plan to eliminate pollution from cities on the 74th anniversary of the country's independence. He said, a special campaign is also being worked on with a holistic approach to reduce pollution in 100 selected cities of the country.
8. 100 lakh crore rupees will be spent on infrastructure development
On the infrastructure in India, Prime Minister Modi said, a very big plan has been prepared to connect the entire country with multi-modal connectivity infrastructure. The country is moving towards spending more than Rs 100 lakh crore on this. About 7 thousand projects of different sectors have also been identified. In a way, it will be like a new revolution in infrastructure.
9. Emphasis on strengthening relations with neighboring countries
PM Modi emphasized on further strengthening of relations with neighboring countries. He said, with our neighboring countries, whether they are connected to us by land or from the sea, we are connecting our relations with security, development and trust sharing. Today the neighbors are not only those who get our geographical boundaries but they are also those who meet our hearts. Where there is harmony in relationships, there is harmony.
10. Project Lion and Dolphin to be launched for lions and dolphins
The Prime Minister, while addressing the country, announced Project Lion and Dolphin in India. He said, India is fully sensitive to the conservation and promotion of its biodiversity. In the recent past, the population of tigers and tigers in the country has increased at a rapid pace! Now a project Lion is also going to be started for our Asian lions in the country. In addition, the project will also be undertaken for dolphin conservation.