Scores of Billboards have come up in Ranchi where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to kick start a number of projects. First is his schedule to dedicate 'Pradhan Mantri Kisan Mandhan Yojana' to the nation Jharkhand capital on Thursday.
Next, he is to launch the 'Pradhan Mantri Laghu Vyaparik Mandhan Yojana' and 'Swarojgar' pension schemes. Then, he inaugurates the new building of the Jharkhand Assembly and a multi-modal terminal at Sahibganj. While he does all these, he is accompanied by Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das.
As it is, the multi-modal terminal was built by Inland Waterways Authority of India on River Ganga at Sahibganj. It will have a cargo storing capacity of 30 tonnes per year, a stockyard and parking and berthing space for two vessels.
"Scores of direct and indirect employment for the local people will be generated in the multi-modal terminal", Das says.
In addition to all these schemes, the PM is set to lay the foundation stones online for 462 Eklavya Model Schools across the country, of which 69 will be established in 13 of Jharkhand's 24 districts. More, the PM will also lay the foundation stone for a new building of Jharkhand Secretariat.
As it is, Monthly pension under 'Pradhan Mantri Kisan Mandhan Yojana' is being introduced as social security to farmers.
Already, Common Service Centres have been directed that agriculturalists between 18 and 40 years of age can register themselves under the scheme. They will get Rs 3,000 pension per month after reaching 60 years of age.
A total 1,16,183 farmers in Jharkhand have registered themselves under the scheme so far, he said.
Notably, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had in September last year launched the 'Ayushman Bharat' health scheme from Ranchi.