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PM arrives in Chennai to launch 'Amma scooter scheme'

PM arrives in Chennai to launch 'Amma scooter scheme'

On Saturday, Modi who greeted the gathering in Tamil listed out the central government schemes meant for women after launching the Amma scooter scheme.

Prime Minister Narendra #Modi paid his tribute to late Jayalalithaa, former chief minister of Tamil Nadu on Sunday. He also said that 70 lakh saplings will be planted across the state, he said that these initiatives would work towards the empowerment of women and protect nature. The policy also allows only one woman per family to utilize the scheme.

He added, "On empowering women, we empower the entire family". With the implementation of this policy, women in Tamil Nadu can get 50 per cent discount or Rs 25000 on purchasing two-wheeler vehicle of under 125 cc. PM Modi handed over keys of two-wheelers to 1000 beneficiaries during the inaugural event. "Union government has so far given 3.5 crore free gas connections under this scheme".

Palaniswami will soon lead a delegation of farmers and leaders from all parties to urge Modi to constitute the Cauvery Management Board within six weeks, as directed by the Supreme Court. Nonetheless, in view of the comments on social media that the statue did not resemble Jayalalithaa, the party leadership would decide on making necessary changes to it. Registration of houses under government schemes is being done in the name of women.

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Earlier the prime minister was welcomed by Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Palaniswamy and top State officials at Chennai airport. Modi was flown to the Indian Navy's base, INS Adyar, from where he took a minutes-long drive to the venue of the launch.

Cadres of BJP, ruling AIADMK holding their party flags and the general public lined up both sides of the road welcoming Modi to the venue, 'Kalaivanar Arangam'.

The subsidised scooter scheme for working women is an electoral promise of late Jayalalithaa.

Prime Minister Modi arrived in Chennai at 5:30 PM for his two-day visit to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.


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