Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the Ayushman Bharat and Pradhanmantri Poshan Mission (PMPM / National Nutrition Mission) will change lives and lifestyle of about 50 crore poor and lower middle-class people in the country. Addressing a public meeting in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi, Modi said health and nutrition were the two main challenges facing the poor in country. He said both the schemes will make the country and its people healthy to participate in road to development with new vigour. The PM said his government has set aside Rs 9,000 crore for the National Nutrition Mission, which will help poor families raise their children with a healthy diet. On the occasion, Modi launched projects worth Rs 800 crore in his parliamentary constituency.
Source: dna March 12, 2018 23:26 UTC