Working for deprived, backward sections our priority: PM Modi
Guwahati : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asserted that the deprived and backward sections will be given priority in the government’s quest for development of the nation.
Modi, during a virtual address at the ‘Krishnaguru Eknaam Akhand Kirtan for World Peace’ in Assam’s Barpeta district, also said special provisions have been made in the Union Budget 2023-24 to increase the interest rates on women’s savings to empower them.
“In order to make the income of women a means of their empowerment, the Mahila Samman Saving Certificate has been started. Women will especially get the benefit of higher interest on savings,” he said.