|Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that aspirational districts are eliminating the barriers to the progress of the country and history is being made in these districts. Interacting with district magistrates of the country through video conferencing, he said that these districts are now becoming accelerators of growth with their efforts. He highlighted that convergence is a major reason for the success being seen in the aspirational districts.
Mr Modi said that a direct connection between the administration and the public is important for development in aspirational districts. He stressed that technology and innovation are important aspects of this campaign. He said that in the last four years, there has been a four to five times increase in Jan Dhan accounts in almost every aspirational district of the country. He said that almost every family now has a toilet, and electricity has reached every village.
During the meeting, Prime Minister will take direct feedback about the progress and present status of implementation of government schemes and programmes in the districts. The interaction will help review the performance and ascertain the challenges that are being faced. It is aimed at achieving saturation of various schemes by various departments in the districts in mission mode, in convergence with all stakeholders.
Under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi, the Government has continuously taken several steps to overcome the asymmetry in growth and development across the country. This is in line with the commitment of the Government towards raising the living standards of all citizens and ensuring inclusive growth for all.