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PM Modi: NDA Govt Recognises Rights Of Disabled

PM Modi: NDA Govt Recognises Rights Of DisabledPrime Minister Narendra Modi
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Prime Minister Modi asserted that the NDA government had recognised the rights of the disabled has no previous government had.

Prime Minister Modi asserted that the NDA government had recognised the rights of the disabled has no previous government had. It increased the categories of disabled from 7 to 21, he pointed out. PM Modi addressed a massive crowd on Saturday, at the Social Empowerment Camp at Prayag Raj.

PM Modi said that he felt honoured to give wheelchairs, tricycles, sewing machines and other aids to the disabled and the elderly. He observed that 27,000 disabled were given special aids on Friday. The Prime Minister gave assistive aids to the elderly on the occasion.

The NDA government's motto of "Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas and Sab Ka Vishwas" was social justice and empowerment of all sections of society, be it Dalits, tribals or the deprived in other categories.

PM Modi said that no previous government had paid such special focus to the problems of the disabled as his government has. He remarked that his government had more than doubled the scale of assistance to the poorer sections of society. The Prime Minister pointed out that several airports and more than 700 railway stations had been made accessible to the disabled.

PM Modi remarked that no previous government had ever thought of a common sign language for the differently-abled. The NDA government had set up a training centre at Gwalior to disseminate the use of a common sign language to help bridge the barriers of communication between the disabled of different regions, he added.

PM Modi announced the setting up of a sports centre for the differently-abled at Gwalior. He commended the efforts of differently-abled athletes in bringing laurels to the country in various international meets.

PM Modi is set to lay the foundation for the 296 km Bundelkhand Expressway. The expressway originates in Chitrakoot and joins the Agra Expressway covering a distance of close to 300 km.

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