Prime Minister Narendra Modi will go to Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj at the moment to take part in what the federal government calls a “considered one of its variety programme” to be attended by over two lakh ladies. This would be the Prime Minister’s tenth day in Uttar Pradesh in only a month as he leads the BJP’s marketing campaign within the politically essential state the place elections are due in lower than two months.
In front-page advertisements throughout newspapers , the federal government stated the programme, pushing ‘the imaginative and prescient of the Prime Minister to empower ladies’, will see PM Modi switch round Rs 1,000 crore within the checking account of Self Assist Teams (SHGs), benefitting round 16 lakh ladies members of those teams.
Whereas it’s a authorities occasion, it’s anticipated to comply with the sample of such reveals in Uttar Pradesh within the final month – with the PM utilizing authorities occasions to take digs on the opposition, significantly Samajwadi Get together Chief Akhilesh Yadav, whom he known as a terrorist sympathiser in a single occasion. Mr Yadav has hit again, difficult the BJP to organise its personal rally with out utilizing authorities infrastructure.
The Prime Minister will even switch stipends within the account of these engaged in doorstep monetary providers on the grassroot stage (often called Enterprise Correspondent-Sakhis) to assist them stabilise their work earlier than they begin incomes via fee on transactions.
PM Modi can also be set to switch over Rs 20 crore to greater than 1 lakh beneficiaries below the Mukhya Mantri Kanya Sumangala Scheme, which supplies conditional money transfers to a lady youngster at completely different phases of her life.
“The entire switch is Rs. 15,000 per beneficiary. The phases are at beginning (Rs. 2000), on finishing one 12 months full vaccination (Rs. 1000), on admission in class-I (Rs. 2000), On admission in class-VI (Rs. 2000), on admission in class-IX (Rs. 3000), on admission in any diploma/ diploma course after passing class X or XII (Rs. 5000),” a press release stated.
In Uttar Pradesh, the marketing campaign this 12 months has seen rising prominence for women-centric efforts because the meeting elections method.
The Congress, which has been lowered to a digital non-player previously few elections within the state, has been specializing in gender equality within the state the place a number of crimes towards ladies have been reported in the previous few years. A few of these circumstances — together with the gangrape of a Dalit girl in Hathras, and the case in Unnao — made headlines and provoked outrage throughout the nation.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Congress Common Secretary and in-charge of Uttar Pradesh, additionally gave the slogan ‘Ladki Hoon Lad Sakti Hoon (I’m a lady and I can struggle)’ with a concentrate on ladies.
The get together has stated that it’ll reserve 40 per cent of its tickets within the coming Uttar Pradesh elections for girls to assist them “deliver change and step ahead” within the society. It has additionally launched a manifesto for girls, promising 40 per cent of the 20 lakh new jobs promised by the get together for girls.
The Samajwadi Get together has additionally tried to spotlight its initiatives for girls through the regimes of each Akhilesh Yadav and his father and get together founder Mulayam Singh Yadav. “Netaji (Mulayam Singh Yadav) bought bogs constructed for girls and he was additionally the primary to present fuel cylinders to them, however by no means bought his images clicked. Nevertheless, the present authorities will get its photos clicked. The SP has labored (for the folks), therefore, it is best to assist in the formation of an SP authorities,” stated Aparna Yadav, who’s the spouse of Mulayam Singh’s youthful son Prateek Yadav.