New Delhi: PM Narendra Modi is addressing the country for the 6th time in Corona today. During this, PM Modi said that while fighting against the corona global epidemic, we are now entering Unlock-2. We are also entering the season when there is a disease like cold, cough, fever. I request all my countrymen to take care of themselves. He said that if we look at the death rate due to corona, then India is in a better position than many countries of the world. Timely lockdown and other decisions have saved the lives of millions of people in India but ever since there has been an un-locked forest in the country, negligence has been increasing.
He said that during the lockdown, it was the highest priority of the country that such a situation does not happen that the stove is not burnt in the house of a poor person. Be it central government, state governments, civil society people, everyone has made every effort that none of our poor brothers and sisters should go hungry in such a big country. PM Modi has made a big announcement that the extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana will continue till November. PM Modi said that under this scheme 80 kg people will be provided 5 kg of wheat or 5 kg of rice free of cost, along with one kg of gram per family.
PM Modi gave information that under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, a package of rupees two lakh crore was given to the poor. In the last 3 months, Rs. 31 thousand crores were deposited directly into Jan Dhan accounts of 20 crore poor families. More than 18 thousand crores have been deposited in the bank accounts of more than 9 crores farmers.