PM Modi lays foundation stone of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical Univ
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday reached Lucknow, where he flagged off many ambitious government projects and also remembered late Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 95th birth anniversary.
Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday reached Lucknow, where he flagged off many ambitious government projects and also unveiled a statue of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 95th birth anniversary, at the Lok Bhawan here.
He also laid the foundation stone for the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University in the Uttar Pradesh capital. The state government has given 50 acres of land for the varsity.
PM Modi LIVE from Lucknow:
-PM Modi concluded his speech after talking about the responsibilities of his party towards the country, "We should fulfill our responsibilities, achieve our goals, this should be our resolve on Good Governance Day, this is the expectation of the people, this was also the spirit of Atal ji."
-We have to remember right and obligation together and always.
Good education, accessible education is our right, but the safety of institutions of education, respect for teachers, we have an obligation: PM
-Today, from this land of Atal Siddhi, I have come to make one more request to the young comrades of UP, every citizen of this place.
In the post-independence years, we have given the highest emphasis on rights, but now we have to give equal emphasis on our duties, our obligations: PM
-Good governance for our government means-
Convenience reached every citizen.
Every Indian should get the opportunity.
Every citizen should feel safe.
And accessibility should be ensured of every system of government: PM
-The campaign launched by the government here to make sanitation and health facilities accessible from village to village, is a big step towards making life easier for the people of UP: PM
-Due to Ayushman Bharat, about 70 lakh poor patients of the country have been given free treatment, of which about 11 lakh are here only in UP: PM
-There is a link to Preventive Health Care - construction of more than 1.25 lakh wellness centers in rural areas of the country. These centers, by catching the early symptoms of the disease, will prove to be helpful in their treatment in the beginning: PM
-From Swachh Bharat to Yoga, from Ujjwala to Fit India Movement and to promote Ayurveda with all these - every such initiative is making its important contribution in prevention of diseases: PM
-The government's road map for the health sector is-
First - working on Preventive healthcare,
Second- Expanding Affordable Healthcare,
Third- Supply Side Interventions, ie ensuring supply in view of every demand of this sector and fourth- Mission Mode intervention: PM
-Atal ji used to say that life cannot be seen in pieces, it has to be seen in totality. The same is true for the government, the same is true for good governance. Good governance is also not possible until we think of the problems in totality, in totality: PM
-Apart from this, the foundation stone of AtalMedical University dedicated to Atalji has been laid.
Lucknow, which has been the parliamentary seat of Atal ji for years, it is a privilege for me to come and lay the foundation stone of the institute related to education, health: PM
-It is also a coincidence that on the day of Good Governance Day, the statue of Atal ji has been unveiled in the building from which the UP government runs.
This magnificent statue of him will inspire people working in Lok Bhavan for good governance and public service: PM
-Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University
The event coincided with the birth anniversary of Vajpayee, who represented Lucknow in the Lok Sabha five times.