"Earlier, there were only 2 medical colleges but now there are 10 medical colleges", PM Modi said. The Ayushman Bharat scheme aims to create a network of health and wellness centres.
Modi said the Dalit icon was instrumental in getting people from backward classes their rights.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday presented a pair of slippers to a tribal woman in Bijapur in Chhattisgarh under the Charan-Paduka (footwear) scheme.
Apart from the health and wellness centres that will offer free checkups for diseases such as cancer, diabetes and hypertension, these centres are to be equipped with teleconferencing technology so that mid-level medical professionals posted at these centres can consult with doctors at the district headquarters.
A newly-laid railway line between Gudum and Bhanupratappur will be commissioned through video-conferencing, the official said. If he had wished, he would have lived a life of luxury but he didn't do that. But he did not do this. "I came here to assure you that with all the development projects now Bijapur district will no longer be known as a backward district".
"By taking swift and strict action, please show that the Indian government's initial silence and delayed response to these horrific crimes against humanity are not a support of the accused because the accused have some or the other link with those in power", it adds. You do not need to ruin your life. But ask who their head is. They do not die. "Would you leave your children to such people?"
Mr Modi said Babasaheb enshrined the rights of weaker and marginalised sections of society in the Constitution and it was the responsibility of the government to realise them. "We have to go on the path of development".
Raipur: While addressing the masses who hailed from the worst Maoist affected districts of the country, the Prime Minister Modi exhorted the youths to desist from violence and be the part of the mainstream.