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Centre accords priority to girls and healthcare: Union Minister


Union Minister of State for Education Annapurna Devi

today said the Central Government under the dynamic leadership of Prime

Minister Narendra Modi accords highest priority to the development of rural

areas along with providing a better facilities for girl children’s education and


The Minister said this in Namakkal today during a review meeting with Tamil

Nadu Tourism Minister Dr.M.Mathiventhan, the District Collector and officers

of various Government departments.

During the meeting, Annapurna Devi said the Central Government led by

Modi is implementing various schemes in all the states including Tamil

Nadu. As the development of the nation begins in rural areas, the Prime

Minister is giving top priority to implement developmental projects in those

places, she added.

Stating that since 2018-19, the Union Government has introduced various

schemes worth Rs.15,000 crores in the field of education, she said 15 Netaji

Subhash Chandra Bose schools have been constituted in order to provide

education for the children residing in villages.

Under the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme, so far 15 Kasturba Gandhi

Balika schools have been instituted all over the nation, she said.

To develop students’ unique talents, approval has been sanctioned for the

unique talent development centre in 226 schools.

Under the Poshan Abhiyan, in 2022-23, the Centre has allocated a huge

amount of money for the mid-day meal programme and the various Central

schemes are implemented exceedingly well by conducting such review

meets across Tamilnadu, she added.

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