Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation

Salient Points of PM’s address at the launch of Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan on National Panchayati Raj Day in Mandla, MP on 24 Apr, 2018:

I am delighted to be in Madhya Pradesh on National Panchayati Raj Day. Bapu always highlighted the importance of villages and spoke about ‘Gram Swaraj’

Let us reaffirm our commitment to serving our villages

While talking about rural development, Budgets are important. But, there is a shift in the discourse in the last few years. People are now talking about the need to ensure that money allocated for a project is utilised and it is done in a timely as well as transparent manner

Our efforts are towards self-reliance in the agriculture sector

As public representatives working across the villages, I appeal to you to focus on Jan Dhan, Van Dhan, GobarDhan.

Ensure that people have Jan Dhan accounts and insurance coverage under the Government schemes