PM urges village pradhans to work towards ensuring attendance of school children

| Updated: Aug 11, 2016 18:55 IST

New Delhi, Aug. 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today welcomed Village Pradhans from the Varanasi Parliamentary Constituency at his residence in New Delhi, where he urged them to work towards ensuring attendance of children and quality of mid-day meals in schools. This was the fourth such group to meet the Prime Minister. He also motivated them to keep cleanliness in their respective villages. The Prime Minister urged the group to eliminate any discrimination between daughters and sons. Prime Minister Modi yesterday met the third group of the village pradhans from the same constituency and urged them to encourage awareness among villagers regarding Central schemes. During the interaction, the Prime Minister encouraged the Pradhans to generate greater awareness among the people in their villages about Central Government Schemes such as Soil Health Card Scheme, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana. (ANI)