Self-help groups and Mudra Yojana have given new status to women – Governor Anandiben Patel
Lucknow: On the occasion of the 100th episode of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popular radio program ‘Mann Ki Baat’, a special program was organized under the leadership of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and Prasar Bharati at the Gandhi Auditorium of Raj Bhavan, Lucknow and ‘Mann Ki Baat and freedom’ An exhibition on the theme ‘Amrit Mahotsav’ was inaugurated which was inaugurated by Her Excellency Governor Anandiben Patel.
This exhibition is open for the public at Raj Bhavan till May 2. On the 100th episode of Prime Minister’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’, Governor heard the talk with gallantry award winners, 57 heroes of Mann Ki Baat, and influential personalities from Uttar Pradesh.
Addressing the guests present at Gandhi Auditorium in Lucknow Raj Bhavan, Governor Anandiben Patel said that women have got a new identity through self-help groups. She said that earlier women who could not speak in their homes are now in the society. By leading hundreds of women, she has become self-reliant. Governor said that Mudra Yojana is a big reason due to which women could come out of the house. She said that no one used to give loan to women without guarantee but through Mudra Yojana women got loan so that they started their business and She became strong. Smt. Anandiben Patel said that 66 lakh people have received loans worth Rs. 45 thousand crore from Mudra Yojana.Governor. Anandiben Patel said that women have got health benefits due to the construction of toilets, due to which children in rural areas have also benefited.
Governor Anandiben Patel appealed to the people to get both the doses of the vaccine to protect daughters from 9 years to 14 years from cervical cancer. She said that this vaccine should be made available to the daughters on time so that the dream that the Prime Minister has seen through “selfie with daughter” in the Mann Ki Baat program can be fulfilled. She said that the Prime Minister has inspired 140 crore people through the Mann Ki Baat programme.
While giving vote of thanks at the end of the programme, Additional Director General of PIB Vijay Kumar said that the heroes of Mann Ki Baat program whose names were taken by the Prime Minister in his program and who worked hard in adverse circumstances and helped in building the society are important links of change. He said that in the upcoming episodes of Mann Ki Baat, more such heroes will contribute in understanding the problems and finding their solutions.
Heroes of Mann Ki Baat tell their experiences in front of the Governor
Navya Verma of Prayagraj, who sent a postcard to the Prime Minister on the occasion of 100 episodes of Mann Ki Baat, Rajneesh Vajpayee of Rae Bareilly, who created the Smart Village app, Neha Bajpayee, village head of Gram Panchayat Newari in Lalitpur district, supported the differently-abled despite being disabled. Gautam Pal, resident of Gesupur, Meerut, Harish Chandra Singh, resident of Barabanki, who cultivates super food like chia seeds, Jatin Lalit, who runs community library in Hardoi, jail service senior, who makes cow coat to protect cows from cold Officer Bhimsain Mukund spoke and shared his experiences about the change in his life and work field after the Prime Minister took his name in the Mann Ki Baat programme.