Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the students of the Royal University of Bhutan on the second day of his visit to the country. In his speech PM Modi stated that India is eliminating poverty like never before.
Addressing the spectators, PM Modi said that India is going through a massive transformation in a wide range of sectors. He said that India has committed itself towards eliminating poverty. In addition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also asserted that the pace of constructing infrastructure has doubled in the last five years:
"Friends, today India is witnessing historic transformation in a wide range of sectors. India is eliminating poverty, faster than ever before." he said
Apart from the fast-paced infrastructure growth and dedication towards curbing poverty, PM Modi spoke about several healthcare schemes like Ayushman Bharat:
Earlier on August 15, in his Independence Day speech at Red Fort, PM Modi had said that India needs to get rid of poverty for its development.
"If the country has to cross new heights and make its place in the world, we have to strengthen our program to eradicate poverty. It is not a favor to anybody, for a glorious future we have to get rid of poverty. In the last 5 years, we have successfully moved towards achieving the goal and compared to earlier days, faster and efficient work is done, " he said.