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Recently LG Manoj Sinha in a function talked about many achivements of the government to provide better life to common citizens.

He said that under Stand-Up India, Rs 5300 crore has been given directly to the accounts of the deprived sections to make them self-reliant.

He said women empowerment and farmer welfare has been going on for decades but only the Hon’ble Prime Minister has truly empowered them and brought them to the center of the financial system. Jan Dhan accounts of more than 45 crore people have been opened, 29 crore people have been covered under Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana and 10 crore households have been given LPG gas connections under Ujjwala Yojana.

He highlighted the massive work done for the welfare of small and marginal farmers under PM Fasal BimaYojna, PM Kisan and for the deprived sections of the society under PMAY, Scholarships for backward, dalit, tribal sections.

Under PM Fasal Bima Yojana, 70% of those small and marginal farmers have been covered who come from the deprived sections of the society. Preserving the basic spirit of social equality, under PM Kisan, 63% of such farmers are being helped who belong to the deprived sections of the society.

Under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, 60% houses have been given to the deprived sections of the society, 60% scholarship is being given to backward, dalit, tribal sections and out of 35 crore beneficiaries of Mudra Yojana, 18 crore beneficiaries are from the deprived sections of the society.

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