Our government understands the pain of poor, exploited, backward and middle class people: PM

Lucknow/Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the biggest health infrastructure scheme – Pradhan Mantri Aatmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana (PMASBY) at Rs 64,180 crore and inaugurated 28 development projects worth Rs 5,189 crore, during his visit to Varanasi assembly constituency. .

Launching the biggest pan-India scheme to strengthen healthcare infrastructure, the PM on Monday said, “Uttar Pradesh will soon become a medical hub of India, with a strong public health infrastructure in urban and remote areas. It will ensure that it is capable of handling health emergencies. or outbreak of disease on an urgent basis. “

Highlighting the employment opportunity, the PM said, “Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission is health as well as a medium of ‘self-reliant’. Our government at the Center and in the states is working day and night to improve the health facilities in the country. is working.

Launching a scathing attack on the previous governments, the PM said, “During his rule no government worked towards the development of the poor, downtrodden, oppressed, backward and middle class. For them, healthcare has been the only means of earning money for them.” He added, “The work that has been done in Varanasi in the last seven years has not happened in the last several decades.”

After independence in the country, the health infrastructure was not given as much attention as the citizens had to wander from door to door for proper treatment, which worsened the situation and led to financial crisis. The governments that remained for a long time, instead of all-round development of the country’s healthcare system, deprived it of facilities.

Talking about PMASBY, the Prime Minister said that the necessary infrastructure for screening and monitoring of diseases would be developed under this scheme. “The health scheme will increase the screening of diseases. Under this, necessary infrastructure will be developed for screening and monitoring of diseases,” he said.

It is part of an effort to achieve holistic health care. Which means healthcare that is affordable and accessible to all.

Unprecedented facilities are being done in BHU
The Prime Minister said that another major achievement which was witnessed in Varanasi is the progress of BHU towards excellence across the globe. Today, unprecedented facilities are being created in BHU from technology to health.

Our schemes have saved crores of lives
Schemes like Swachh Bharat Mission, Jal Jeevan Mission, Ujjwala, Poshan Abhiyan, Mission Indradhanush have saved crores of people from disease. More than 2 crore poor got free treatment under Ayushman Bharat Yojana and many health related problems are being solved through Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission.

The establishment of new medical colleges will, in the near future, have a great impact on the number of medical seats and doctors in UP. With more seats, now underprivileged children will be able to dream of becoming a doctor and fulfill it.

Emergency operation center will be ready 24 hours
Critical care units will be strengthened in the villages in the coming four-five years. Health and wellness centers are being opened in villages and cities. Facilities like free medical consultation, free check-up, free medicine will be available in these centres. If diseases are detected on time, then their treatment will be easy. The plan is being prepared in 12 central hospitals at the national level. He said that round-the-clock emergency operation centers would be prepared.

PM Modi appeals to people to go ‘vocal for local’
Praising the increase in production and sales in Khadi and other cottage industry products in Varanasi in the last 5 years, the PM once again urged the people to promote local products and get ‘Vocal for Local’. He said that local does not mean only some product like diyas but any product which is the result of hard work of the artisans, it needs to be publicized by all the countrymen during the festival period.

PM Modi on vaccination
In its fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, India has achieved a major milestone of delivering over 100 crore vaccine doses. Addressing the public, PM Modi said that with the blessings of Baba Vishwanath, Maa Ganga and the faith of the people of Kashi, the campaign of ‘Vaccine for all, free vaccine’ is progressing successfully.