Progress of women will strengthen India: PM Modi | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the country’s top priority is to improve the lives of women and ensure their full participation in India’s development journey.
Addressing a seminar at women saint’s camp at Dhordo, Kutch via video conferencing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “Today the priority of the country is on improving the lives of women. We made over 11 crore toilets, under our Swachh Bharat Mission. Today the priority of the country lies in the full participation of women in the development journey of India. The government is also giving them financial help so that sisters and daughters can move forward, fulfill their dreams, start some work of their own.
He said more than 80 per cent of the loans under ‘Standup India’ are issued to women. About 70 per cent of loans have been given to women under Mudra Yojana.
Prime Minister Modi further said, “We…

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